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Orion Space Mission

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  • As Atlantis awaits launch, NASA, companies push ‘What’s next?’

     
    With hundreds of space journalists crowding Kennedy Space Center Press Site getting ready to cover the launch of the final space shuttle, Atlantis, NASA and several private companies are lining up to show off what's next. – Thursday morning, NASA...
  • Apollo astronauts take aim at White House

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA’s decision this month to move forward with a big new rocket hasn’t stopped criticism of the White House from some corners of the space community, including Apollo luminaries Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan who spoke...
  • NASA adds Orion test flight

     
    WASHINGTON  — NASA today announced plans to add an unmanned test flight in 2014 to the development of its Orion crew capsule; a move that could bring some action to Florida a little earlier than expected. Agency officials hope to blast the Orion...
  • Orionid meteor shower: Best times to watch

     
    Alert sky watchers may already be spotting signs that the annual Orionid meteor shower is back, but experts say the best time to see the streaking meteors won't be until this weekend....
  • Orionids meteor shower begins to light up night sky

     
    Star gazers, take note: This Orionid meteor shower is back. The annual show — named because the meteors appear to come from the constellation Orion — occur each October as Earth passes through a trail of dust left by Halley's comet,...
  • Space-bound Orion capsule arrives at Kennedy Space Center

     
    More than 450 guests at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida welcomed the arrival of the agency's first space-bound Orion spacecraft Monday, marking a major milestone in the construction of the vehicle that will carry astronauts farther into space...
  • Yardney Technical Of Stonington Enters Deal To Make Batteries For Electric Cars

    Yardney Technical Products Inc. of Stonington said Monday that it has entered a joint venture with California-based Coda Automotive to produce lithium-ion batteries for Coda's upcoming all-electric car. The joint venture, Coda Battery Systems LLC, has...
  • Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?

    Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?
    Two months ago, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski ascended Mount Everest, carrying a lunar rock brought back by the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon 40 years ago tomorrow. Along the way, he endured hardships like those experienced by Neil...
  • Atlantis blasts off in flawless launch -- NASAs future: Not as flawless

    Atlantis blasts off in flawless launch -- NASA’s future: Not as flawless
    Space shuttle Atlantis roared into orbit at 2:28 pm on Monday, arching through light clouds to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station and bringing the 28-year-old shuttle program one step closer to retirement. The successful liftoff –...
  • This is not Buzz Aldrin's space chow

    Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...
  • Is NASA violating the law by killing moon program?

     
    WASHINGTON – Sixteen lawmakers have called on federal watchdogs to investigate whether NASA has broken the law in trying to shut down the agency’s moon rocket program. The legislators, who include U.S. Reps. Suzanne Kosmas, D-New Smyrna Beach, an...