InSight Mars Lander Arrives at Vandenberg for First Planetary Launch from West Coast in May

InSight arrives inside its shipping container at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Feb. 28, 2018. Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin Space

NASA’s next Mars mission is another step closer to taking flight – the InSight spacecraft has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California, ahead of a launch this coming May. The […]

USAF Thunderbirds End Their Short 2013 Air Show Season on Florida’s Space Coast

The TICO Warbird Air Show brought some thunder to Florida’s Space Coast this weekend—shortly thereafter Mother Nature brought some thunder of her own. The air show was held March 22-24. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / www.ZeroGNews.com

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This past weekend Titusville, Fla., played host […]

NASA Continues Orion Parachute Testing for Orbital Test Flight

A test version of NASA's Orion Crew Capsule performing another drop test in the skies over Arizona February 29th. The capsule was dropped from a C-17 at an altitude of 25,000 feet, testing the spacecraft's descent and landing parachutes in preparation for an orbital flight test in 2014. Photo Credit: NASA

A test version of NASA's Orion Crew Capsule performing another drop test in the skies over Arizona February 29th. The capsule was dropped from a C-17 at an altitude of 25,000 feet, testing the spacecraft's descent and landing parachutes in preparation for an orbital flight test in 2014. Photo Credit: NASA

HOUSTON — […]