Space News Archive - July 23, 2008

Hundreds of scientists are meeting this week in California as part of the celebration of the 39th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon.


A sky-high agreement between Russia and Europe gave the first official glimpse of a manned spacecraft.

Russia sends German satellite into space MOSCOW, July 22 (Xinhua) -- A Russian carrier rocket sent a German reconnaissance satellite into orbit on Tuesday, a Space Forces spokesman said. "A Kosmos 3M carrier rocket, launched at 6:40 a.m.

By Howard Witt, Chicago Tribune Jul. 23--HOUSTON -- File this one under "e" for "ewww factor." NASA has used human cadavers to test the new Orion space capsule that is supposed to take astronauts back to the moon sometime around 2020.

ATLANTA, July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and the Organization of Black Airline Pilots (OBAP) today celebrate the ninth annual 'Dream Flight' carrying more than 150 students to the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

By Alicia Petska, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 23--The soon-to-be-vacated Juvenile & Domestic Relations courthouse will be a subject of study in coming months.

In the current age of media over-saturation and mixed messaging across multiple platforms, advertisers continue to clamor for new and effective ways to reach their core consumer audience.


The latest activities of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander have moved the mission closer to analyzing a sample of material, possibly icy soil, from a hard layer at the bottom of a shallow trench beside the lander.

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: John Yembrick of NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-0602, john.yembrick-1@nasa.gov; Matt Macokowiak of the Office of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Washington, +1-202-224-9782, matt_mackowiak@hutchison.senate.gov; or Sandy Miller Hays of USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Md., +1-301-504-1636, sandy.millerhays@ars.usda.gov WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, U.S.

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- There is no denying that the Moon has been the centerpiece of humanity's dream to travel in space. In the early 1960s, President John F. Kennedy committed Americans to the Moon before the decade was out.

Word of the Day
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