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Orion Space Mission

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  • Apollo 13 Astronaut Reflects on Final Shuttle Mission

    Apollo 13 Astronaut Reflects on Final Shuttle Mission
    With the touchdown of space shuttle Atlantis, it's the end of an era for NASA.  As the shuttle program draws to a close, at least one astronaut says we've accomplished much to be proud of and there's plenty of hope for the future. Between lunar orbit and...
  • Mailbag: Give artists some leeway on parking

    It is nice living here in a small town where folks watch out after one another. It sometimes seems to me like it is us against the world, and in a community of artists these times can be tight even without floods. The Sawdust Art Festival is made up of...
  • Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule

    Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule
    Long are the days of space shuttles and rocket launches...meet Orion! It's the newest toy NASA’s developed as part of their deep space exploration program mand it's got some pretty impressive perks. The old space shuttle program cost nearly $2-...
  • Lesa Roe on NASA's new rocket

    Lesa Roe on NASA's new rocket
    NASA Langley Director Lesa Roe sent the following note to Langley employees today following NASA headquarter's announcement of a new NASA rocket.   Yesterday the Administrator revealed the design for the new space launch system (SLS) that will give...
  • NASA drops test Orion capsule in pool at Langley Research Center

    NASA drops test Orion capsule in pool at Langley Research Center
    HAMPTON — The intensity in Steven Gayle’s voice grew as NASA’s 18,000-pound Orion test capsule landed in the pool. “Don’t flip over, don’t flip over, don’t flip over,” he said as the spacecraft lurched...
  • NASA leaders expected at Langley on Tuesday

    Leaders from six NASA facilities will visit Langley Research Center in Hampton on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s new deep space rocket. The meeting, which is closed to the media, comes less than two months after NASA announced the Space Launch...
  • NASA hosts first "Tweetup" at Langley

    HAMPTON — Roman Paryz opted for a crude — yet lighthearted — description of the work he does in one of NASA’s wind tunnels. “We pass gas fast,” he said, eliciting raucous laughter from two dozen people armed with...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: United Space Alliance LLC

    United Space Alliance has extensive experience in space operations. Headquartered in Houston, USA has employees in Texas, Florida and Alabama. The company supports NASA's International Space Station program, the commercial and international space...
  • Real New Orleans: Testing The Next Generation Of Human Space Flight

    Real New Orleans: Testing The Next Generation Of Human Space Flight
    NASA is testing the next generation of space exploration about 60 miles Northeast of New Orleans. Vanessa Bolano made the drive to give us an inside look at what's going on at Stennis Space Center. Astronauts have walked on the moon, yet today NASA...
  • Kennedy Space Center tours go behind the 'gee whiz'

    Kennedy Space Center tours go behind the 'gee whiz'
    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - The Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center is huge and homely and almost 50 years old. It's tall enough to house a 363-foot Saturn V rocket, wide and deep enough to dwarf a space shuttle, cavernous enough for its powerful...
  • Vea de cerca plataforma de lanzamiento de cohetes

    Vea de cerca plataforma de lanzamiento de cohetes
    Por primera vez en la historia de los 50 años del Kennedy Space Center, NASA está dando acceso para que los visitantes recorran una de las plataformas de lanzamiento desde las cuales fueron lanzados los transbordadores espaciales y los cohetes lunares...