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NASA is planning on inspiring the next generation of explorers in a way that only the space agency is capable of. NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC), located in Houston, Texas, is seeking out applications from school teachers who wish to fly scientific experiments aboard the agency’s reduced-gravity aircraft in 2013.
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission is part of NASA’s Mars Scout program. Set to launch in 2013, the mission will explore the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere and its interactions with the sun and solar wind, giving insight into the history of Mars’ atmosphere and climate, liquid water, and planetary habitability. Image [...]
Whichever way one looks at the situation, the International Space Station has either already passed – or is approaching – the halfway mark of its existence. Its future beyond 2020 remains unclear, but its potential remains enormous. Photo Credit: NASA
A year or so before The End, the process will begin.
Guests walk around space shuttle Endeavour after the grand opening ceremony for the California Science center, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Los Angeles. Photo Credit: NASA / Bill Ingalls
The California Science Center in Los Angeles unveiled their newest exhibit Tuesday to the general public, NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour. After 25 missions to [...]
After a 3-day, 13-mile journey through the City of Angels, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officially hands over the Endeavour to California Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph. Mrs Lynda Oschin was also present to welcome Endeavour to her new home, a home which is named in honor of her late husband Samuel Oschin. Photo [...]
Despite a failure in one of the Falcon 9′s Merlin engines, the launch vehicle still managed to deliver its Dragon spacecraft payload to orbit after launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida at 8:35 p.m. EDT. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully roared into [...]
Tomorrow night, SpaceX plans to launch one of the company’s Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket. It’s destination – the International Space Station on the first resupply flight to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert / Wired4Space
Riding the coattails of success following May’s spectacular Dragon demo mission to the International Space [...]
Singer, songwriter, and producer Will.I.Am, during his visit to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for the launch of the Curiosity rover to Mars last November. Photo Credit: Julian Leek
Students, journalists, and other invited guests visiting NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California were treated to the first song broadcast from another planet Tuesday, when [...]
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon has died from complications following cardiac bypass surgery – he was 82. Photo Credit: NASA
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon died today from complications stemming from recent cardiac bypass surgery – he was 82. Armstrong was dubbed a ‘reluctant [...]