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Dec. 11 Launch for X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle?

Graphics courtesy of Max-Q Entertainment

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced that it has cleared the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle for launch atop one of the company’s Atlas V 501 rockets on Dec. 11, 2012. This follows a thorough review of a technical issue that appeared during the launch of a Delta IV Medium launch [...]

Big Returns From Little Hardware: NASA Selects Three CubeSats Missions

This image shows one of the proposed CubeSat’s being developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Image Credit: NASA / JPL

NASA’s cutting-edge work in achieving bigger results from smaller hardware took another step forward as the agency  selected three CubeSats missions  to fly in 2014 and 2015. The missions will focus on communications, [...]

Florida Flights Validate Instant Eyes Functionality

Instant Eyes™ is a hand held, rocket launched UAV designed to be used by front line troops, first responders and others that require real-time situational awareness. Rocket technology propels the UAV to approximately 2,500 feet altitude and provides high-resolution imagery, GPS and meta data within only 20 seconds of launch. Photo Credit: L2 Aerospace

Instant Eyes™ is a hand held, rocket launched UAV designed to be used by front line troops, first responders and others that require real-time situational awareness. Rocket technology propels the UAV to approximately 2,500 feet altitude and provides high-resolution imagery, GPS and meta data within only 20 seconds of launch. Photo Credit: L2 Aerospace

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Predator B Provides Assistance with Natural Disasters

Predator B, Photo Credit: Army-Technology.com

Upon mention of the Predator B drone one may picture an aircraft used to assist troops in fighting insurgents overseas and patrolling the U.S. borders searching for drug smugglers or curbing illegal immigration. In recent months, however, this versatile aircraft has been deployed to search out brush fires and [...]

Jetstream Collectibles Working To Promote Shuttle History

Jetstream Collectibles is starting to work with several astronauts to produce replicas that are mission-specific. Image Credit: Jetstream/RTM

Many people when asked about the space shuttle program will say that they are always amazed at the beauty and power of the launches and the graceful nature of the landings. Try throwing them a curveball [...]

FSGC Space Academy Trains Next Generation Of Aerospace Engineers

Students from a number of universities send a weather balloon and its scientific payload aloft. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

CAPE CANVERAL – They came from universities from around the state of Florida all in hopes of honing their future trade. In this case the learning also happened to be a lot of fun. The [...]

U.S. Drones Assisting in War on Drugs in Mexico

According to the New York Times, an unnamed U.S. official confirmed on March 16 that the Obama administration is flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) over Mexico in the battle against drug trafficking. It was claimed that the drones are being flown by the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security and are [...]