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Orion Space Mission

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  • NASA's telescopes capture heart of Orion nebula

    NASA's telescopes capture heart of Orion nebula
    NASA telescopes capture vibrant images from deep in the heart of the Orion nebula. The complex interplay of interstellar dust and stars is viewed through an airborne observatory called SOFIA, or the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy,...
  • 10 years after Columbia disaster, reflections on lessons learned, remaining risks

    10 years after Columbia disaster, reflections on lessons learned, remaining risks
    WASHINGTON — Space shuttle landings were supposed to be routine. And until Feb. 1, 2003, they were — at least to most Americans. Much like the 1986 Challenger disaster, that expectation of normalcy was a big reason why Columbia's...
  • New NASA rocket faces delays

    WASHINGTON — The debut launch of NASA's next big rocket — now slated for 2017 — likely will be delayed a year or two because the agency simply does not have the money to finish the rocket and its accompanying crew capsule on time, a...
  • Look to the stars at area planetariums

     
    There’s a lot to see in the sky — Jupiter and its moons, a comet that has just appeared above the horizon and the hazy spiral of the Andromeda galaxy. And two area planetariums are offering a great deal: public shows to encourage people to...
  • Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Boston, where an extensive manhunt for a suspect linked to the Boston Marathon bombings was underway this morning after a night of terror and violence left another suspect dead, one police officer killed and one...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
  • Kennedy Space Center: New tour hits Launch Pad 39-A

    Kennedy Space Center: New tour hits Launch Pad 39-A
    For the first time, Kennedy Space Center visitors will have the option of touring Launch Pad 39-A, where most space-shuttle missions and the six Apollo missions to the moon began. Beginning Friday, the Launch Pad Tour will be available after entry to the...
  • 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...