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Orion Space Mission

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  • Lockheed Martin's Orlando units take hit in earnings report

    Lockheed Martin's Orlando units take hit in earnings report
      An Orlando-based unit of defense giant Lockheed Martin took a financial hit last year because of a decrease in demand for its technical services and tactical missiles program. In an earnings report Tuesday, officials said Lockheed’s Missiles...
  • NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision

    NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision
    Engineers at NASA Langley Research Center will have to wait a bit longer to find out if their robotic system will be chosen for the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), planned as a proving ground for technologies needed to send astronauts to Mars. NASA had...
  • Do-nothing Congress? See what Florida members say they did in 2014

    Do-nothing Congress? See what Florida members say they did in 2014
    Congress has a reputation as a bunch of bickering do-nothings. It's well-deserved. In fact, I was wondering what on earth Florida's members did all last year. So I asked them. The question I posed: What difference did you make? Every one of them...
  • Urban astronomy 101: Stargazing for beginners

     Urban astronomy 101: Stargazing for beginners
    Carl Sagan nailed it. "Even today, the most jaded city dweller can be unexpectedly moved upon encountering a clear night sky studded with thousands of twinkling stars," he wrote in his book "Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space" in 1994....
  • SpaceX lanzó cápsula Dragón | FOTOS

    SpaceX lanzó cápsula Dragón | FOTOS
    WASHINGTON - La firma privada SpaceX lanzó hoy por quinta vez la cápsula Dragón para abastecer con 2,2 toneladas de suministros a los 6 astronautas que viven actualmente en la Estación Espacial Internacional (EEI) y efectuar por primera vez un ensayo de...
  • Berks company plays role in mission to Mars

    Berks company plays role in mission to Mars
    Berks County played host to America's space program Friday, as NASA's top boss got a firsthand tour of the factory where components are being made for the nation's next era of spacecrafts. "From this day on, the path to Mars goes through Bally,...
  • Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial

    Don't let accidents drag down commercial space: Editorial
    The contrast was as unmistakable as a solar eclipse. This week, as NASA unveiled Orion, its next manned space capsule, news was still fresh from two accidents last week involving private spaceships. The timing might have left critics who think space...
  • Michener's 'Starstruck' exhibit features wonders of the night sky

    Michener's 'Starstruck' exhibit features wonders of the night sky
    Few endeavors embrace the disciplines of both science and art as vividly as astrophotography. While astronomical subjects such as the moon, stars, and of course the sun, have inspired artists for centuries, unprecedented advances in photographic...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Dec. 2

    Five things for Tuesday, Dec. 2
    Here are your stories for Tuesday: news about the theme parks and new rides; Jameis Winston conduct hearing; bears cubs killed; and more. 1. There could be many changes planned for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The park lacks a strong identity and many...
  • Cápsula Dragón volará este sábado a la Estación Espacial

    Cápsula Dragón volará este sábado a la Estación Espacial
    WASHINGTON - La cápsula Dragón, fabricada por la firma privada Space X, despegará este sábado desde Cabo Cañaveral (Florida) para abastecer con 2,2 toneladas de alimentos, suministros y experimentos científicos a los seis astronautas que viven actualmente...
  • After Orion launch, big steps lie ahead for Mars trip, NASA says

    After Orion launch, big steps lie ahead for Mars trip, NASA says
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — If creating the new Orion space capsule or developing a new deep-space rocket are complex and critical breakthroughs, NASA's remaining challenges to send humans to Mars are no less daunting, officials said Tuesday. NASA's...