Space News Archive - February 27, 2010
A rocket scientist has gotten the attention of the US space agency, after he announced that a journey from the Earth to Mars could soon take only 39 days, cutting the travel time down nearly six-fold.
NASA is announcing a new initiative to launch small cube-shaped satellites for education and not-for-profit organizations.
Spaceflight pioneer Aaron Cohen, a former director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, died Thursday, Feb 25, after a lengthy illness.
As ESAâ€™s Mission Scientist for CryoSat, Mark Drinkwaterâ€™s role in supporting the preparation of the mission has been to ensure that the satellite and data processing systems are compatible with achieving the missionâ€™s objectives of deriving accurate measurements of ice-thickness change.
Today the MESSENGER spacecraft crossed the four-billion-mile mark since its launch.
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.