The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft on a previous ISS resupply flight for NASA. Photo Credit: NASA
In the early evening hours of December 6, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas-V rocket carrying Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, named Deke Slayton II, thundered into the clouds at 4:44 pm EST, headed for the International Space Station […]
Team from left to right [front row] Mark Keaton (coach): Chelsea Suddith, Katie Burns, Cady Studdard. Back row: Tracy Burns (mentor), Evan Swinney, Andrew Heath, Niles Butts, Cristian Ruiz, Joseph Cole (coach). Image Credit: Raytheon
Team America took home the gold after winning first place in the International Rocketry Challenge at the 2015 Paris Air Show. […]
This backpack strap, worn on the lunar surface by Apollo 12 commander Charles “Pete” Conrad, is one of the items from Leon Ford’s collection up for auction this week. Photo Credit: RR Auction
In the world of space enthusiasts and collectors, one couldn’t find someone more dedicated than the late Leon Ford, who passed […]
Gemini and Apollo astronaut Capt. Eugene A. Cernan lends his signature to memorabilia during this weekend’s Astronaut Autograph and Memorabilia Show, an annual Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) event. The event was well-attended, and its funds benefit STEM scholars nationwide. Photo Credit: Mark Usciak
“There is always one moment in childhood when the […]
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) was founded by the surviving Mercury 7 astronauts in 1984. Its mission is to help educate subsequent generations of STEM pioneers. Photo Credit: NASA
While the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is known to many space buffs for its annual Astronaut Autograph and Memorabilia Show and its galas featuring a […]
The cover of Jeffrey Bennett’s recently published children’s book “Max Goes to the Space Station.” It will be read by the crew of Expedition 38 onboard the ISS as part of an educational outreach program called “Story Time from Space.” Image Credit: Jeffrey Bennett/Big Kid Science
“It is the birthright of every child, […]
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NASA is now accepting proposals for the CubeSat Launch Initiative. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 4:30 p.m. EST Nov. 26.
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One worker at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) gets an unexpected attitude from a “colleague”—a Robonaut—on a seemingly average work day. Currently four Robonauts exist, with others in development. These robots will help humans explore, work, and live in space. One is currently aboard the International Space Station. As […]
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WASHINGTON — The American Astronautical Society, in cooperation with NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), will conduct the second annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference July 16-18 in Denver.
Third graders from Lithia Springs Elementary show off their “Lithia Lynx Lander” at the Planetary Lander Egg Drop. Photo credit: Emily Carney/AmericaSpace.
DOVER, Fla — While it has been said, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” and “Don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” 233 Florida students opted to not take that advice […]