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Orion Space Mission

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...