Space News Archive - July 29, 2008

By Howard Witt 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.

By ALICIA CHANG By Alicia Chang The Associated Press MOJAVE, Calif.

By Roger Fillion Hoping to spur more youngsters to seek a career in space exploration, Lockheed Martin Corp. is launching an online program for students and teachers to learn about NASA's mission to the moon and Mars. The program, dubbed Orion's Path, is an interactive lesson.


In a landmark study of more than 2,000 spiral galaxies, astronomers found that so-called barred spiral galaxies were far less plentiful 7 billion years ago than they are today, in the local universe.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's 2008 General Aviation Technology Challenge will include the first Green Prize for aviation. The annual event will be held Aug. 4-10 at the Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, Calif.

By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun Jul.

What it is: Walgreens and two attached retail spaces Where it is: Bergenfield and Dumont, 241 to 247 Washington Ave. How big it is: Walgreens: two stories, 13,619 square feet. Retail space 1: 2,766 square feet with remote drive-through. Retail space 2: 1,194 square feet with drive-through.

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian Ren TV on 29 July [Presenter] This is the technology of the 21st century for independent access to space. The well-known and much-delayed construction project is nearing completion.

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- When Venus Embrace [PG] noticed a talented, charismatic and barefoot Taylor Swift nabbing top prizes at this year's Country Music Television Awards, they knew that they were watching a Goddess in the making.

By Andrew Picken Roads deal to bring new developments into controlled zone THEY are already planning to target gas-guzzling cars, now city council officials may take control of Edinburgh's private parking spaces.

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