Space News Archive - November 03, 2011
To highlight International Education Week (IEW), NASA and the U.S. Department of Education will host a live, long-distance call for students with International Space Station resident and Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum.
Scientists within the New York Center for Astrobiology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have compiled years of research to help locate areas in outer space that have extreme potential for complex organic molecule formation.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Astronomy Professor Steven W. Squyres, as chairman of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), an assembly of experts from various fields that offer guidance and policy advice to the administrator of America's space agency.
China’s unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft docked successfully early on Thursday with the Tiangong-1 space lab module, taking the country to new heights in the hopes of giving its astronauts a long-term presence in space.
A new study sponsored by NASA finds that space flights lasting six months or more can cause a spectrum of changes in astronauts' visual systems.
NASA said on Thursday that its scientists have discovered a surprisingly powerful millisecond pulsar that challenges existing theories.
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.