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Orion Space Mission

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  • 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...
  • Robot boats to sail into tropical storms, improve forecasts

    Robot boats to sail into tropical storms, improve forecasts
    They don't look much like boats, or robots for that matter. Yet a small fleet of crewless watercraft are to be sent right into the paths of tropical storms for the first time this year with an important mission: Collect valuable ocean and atmospheric data...
  • Kennedy Space Center: 50th anniversary activities set for Sunday

    Kennedy Space Center: 50th anniversary activities set for Sunday
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will mark the 50th anniversary of KSC with special space-exploration programming on Sunday, July 1. At 2 p.m.: A panel discussion called "Kennedy Space Center: Past, Present and Future" will include Carol Scott,...
  • Capsule Built at Michoud Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center

    Capsule Built at Michoud Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center
    The Orion capsule was unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Monday. It was built at the NASA's Michoud plant. The capsule is designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars. It's scheduled for a test flight in 2014. The Orion is...
  • Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family

    Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family
    David Oh's eldest son taped aluminum foil over his windows. His daughter painted a sign warning visitors away from the front door. His wife pulled the phone cord out of the wall and turned the couple's cellphones off. David's time on Earth had come to a...
  • Space Station back in our evening skies

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! The International Space Station is back in our evening skies, with several viewing opportunities, weather permitting. The first is Sunday evening. Look to the south southwest at 6:42 p.m. as the ISS passes over...
  • Int'l Space Station in flyover tonight

     
    Sky Watchers! (A reader told me she thought "Space Cadets!" was derogatory. What do you think?) The International Space Station will fly up the East Coast this evening under cold, but otherwise ideal conditions for viewing.On this pass the ISS will......
  • NASA to keep ‘Orion’ crew capsule

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA today made official what the space community had anticipated for months: that the agency would keep developing the Orion crew capsule — once part of the now-defunct Constellation moon program — as NASA’s next...
  • Nice Orion graphic from Space.com

     
    On Wednesday, NASA announced that the Orion space capsule of Constellation fame — rechristened  the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle now that Constellation is behind us — will be its crew capsule of choice for a new generation of deep-space missions...
  • Infographic: A look at NASA’s new manned spacecraft

     
    The folks at Space.com put together this infographic on the Muti-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), which NASA announced would be America's next manned spacecraft after the retirement of the space shuttle fleet. It uses plans for the Orion Crew Vehicle...
  • NASA overflights postponed

     
    NASA's plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels have been postponed to allow more time to increase public awareness of the flights.The first test flights of the Discover-AQ campaign were to...