This week in Santiago, Chile, 20 out of 23 Google Lunar X Prize Teams (GLXP) are meeting for an annual summit to better gauge which teams are moving forward with their mission.
We might lose one of the two rovers currently roaming Mars, maybe even one of the orbiters that are presently circling the Red Planet—but not due to age or a technical […]
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This past weekend Titusville, Fla., played host to the […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — AmericaSpace’s team of photographers worked tirelessly to produce stunning images from the recent launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the second of the United States military’s Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous (SBIRS GEO-2) spacecraft. With remote camera (stay tuned for a […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — NASA has begun renovations to the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. One of the most notable changes was the recent removal […]
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace spoke with Trent Smith with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. He detailed the basics behind efforts to cede responsibility of delivering crew and cargo to low-Earth orbit (LEO), primarily to the International Space Station, to commercial companies. Under this plan, this should allow NASA to focus […]
Despite the fact that it is orbiting one of the arguably most beautiful planets in our solar system, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, orbiting the planet Saturn, opted to snap pics of another, and more hellish, world. Cassini’s target was Earth’s “twin,” the planet Venus. Its highly-reflective clouds peek through Saturn’s […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — There has been talk in […]
Flight controllers operating NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity have switched over to the one-ton, nuclear-powered robot’s redundant computer. This was caused after a memory issue arose in Curiosity’s primary computer.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — A lot has been said about “Sequestration,” which begins March 1, and there has been some coverage about the effects of sequestration on NASA’s budget. But enough has not been said about what impact sequestration will have on NASA’s space efforts. A review highlights the impacts as well as the […]