Space shuttle Atlantis pre launch video and chat - STS 135
Published 6/28/2011 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments
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MESSENGER provides new data about mercury
Published 6/17/2011 at 3:23 p.m. 0 comments
After nearly three months in orbit about Mercury, MESSENGER's payload is providing a wealth of new information about the planet closest to the Sun, as well as a few surprises.
Space exploration community grieves final shuttle launch
Published 6/15/2011 at 9:12 a.m. 0 comments
With Wednesday's landing of Endeavour, just one more space shuttle flight remains, putting an end to 30 years of Florida shuttle launches and more than 535 million miles of orbits controlled at Houston's Johnson Space Center. Now a sense of ...
Advanced Mars rover faces difficult challenges as launch approaches
Published 6/14/2011 at 4:22 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's next-generation rover to the surface of Mars, which is already overbudget and behind schedule, faces significant hurdles as it races to the launch pad for a November liftoff, an internal audit released Wednesday found.
International satellite maps Pacific Ocean
Published 6/14/2011 at 4:10 p.m. 0 comments
An international satellite rocketed into low-Earth orbit Friday on a mission to track changes in the amount of salt in the upper levels of the world's oceans
NASA's 'age of aquarius' dawns with california launch
Published 6/14/2011 at 9:49 a.m. 0 comments
NASA's 'Age of Aquarius' dawned Friday with the launch of an international satellite carrying the agency-built Aquarius instrument that will measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans to advance our understanding of the global water cycle and improve climate forecasts.
International space station technology -- with benefits for fine art
Published 6/13/2011 at 2:03 p.m. 0 comments
If art is in the eye of the beholder, then space aficionados may hail the International Space Station as a technological masterpiece. So it is an interesting coincidence that the research that went into developing the orbiting laboratory actually benefits ...
NASA releases new lunar eclipse video
Published 6/13/2011 at 1:38 p.m. 0 comments
In anticipation of the upcoming lunar eclipse later this month, NASA has released a new video that shows how lunar eclipses work. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) team will release another video next week focusing on the role of LRO ...
New space station crew members launch from Kazakhstan
Published 6/7/2011 at 6:16 p.m. 0 comments
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa launched to the International Space Station at 3:12 p.m. CDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. local time, Wednesday) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
New space station crew to launch into orbit today
Published 6/7/2011 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
Expedition 28 Flight Engineers Mike Fossum, Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:12 p.m. EDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. Wednesday, Baikonur time) aboard the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft. They will arrive at ...
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Published 5/31/2011 at 3:39 p.m. 0 comments
Registration Now Open for Final Launch of Space Shuttle Register now for the opportunity to purchase STS-135 launch viewing tickets.
Nasa to launch new science mission to asteroid in 2016
Published 5/25/2011 at 4:47 p.m. 0 comments
NASA will launch a spacecraft to an asteroid in 2016 and use a robotic arm to pluck samples that could better explain our solar system's formation and how life began. The mission, called Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, will ...
Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station
Published 5/18/2011 at 8:39 a.m. 1 comment
Endeavour — making its final journey and the next-to-last flight of NASA's shuttle era — docked with the space station as the two vessels soared more than 200 miles above the planet, near Chile.
NM to begin public tours of Spaceport America
Published 5/10/2011 at 4:08 p.m. 0 comments
Spaceport America is the world's first dedicated spaceport. Anchor tenant Virgin Galactic plans to use the taxpayer-funded facility to take tourists on short hops into space. Other commercial spaceflight operations are also planned.
Endeavour launch faces more delay
Published 5/6/2011 at 2:02 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's youngest space shuttle should have flown to the International Space Station last Friday. But a heater malfunction halted the countdown.
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