Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye addresses the media at a LightSail press conference on May 19 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s History Museum. Photo Credit: Talia Landman / AmericaSpace
The Planetary Society’s LightSail spacecraft soared into the sky aboard Wednesday’s (May 20) Atlas-V launch from Cape Canaveral. The solar-sailing prototype is testing out […]
Fight for Space is a documentary film that explores the history of the U.S. Space Program, the NASA budget, and the future. (Photo credit: Fight for Space)
Last week, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket soared into the clear night sky above Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The grumbling rocket […]
The $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE is a competition designed to inspire young scientists and engineers to build a robot and safely land it on the lunar surface while on a strict budget. (Photo credit: Google Lunar XPRIZE)
A total of $5.25 million in Milestone Prizes was awarded to five teams this week, on […]
Fred Haise, Jack Swigert, and Jim Lovell pose for a pre-flight photo days before their mission. Photo Credit: NASA/The Project Apollo Image Gallery via the Project Apollo Archive
It is perhaps one of the most well-known, oft-repeated stories in the history of human spaceflight. In April 1970, an oxygen tank explosion in Apollo 13’s […]
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 […]
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Nancy Conrad, founder and chairman of the Conrad Foundation, announced today that Lockheed Martin committed to support the 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge as the title sponsor. This marks the fourth consecutive year of participation in the annual innovation challenge by the global security and aerospace company.
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The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation will host its Fall Auction of Astronaut Memorabilia starting at 9 a.m. (EDT) Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. There will be some 34 lots with a wide range of unique space-flown items which have been signed by the men and women who were involved with […]
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The Mars Society will be hosting its 16th Annual International Mars Society Convention from August 15-18 at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
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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.