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2013-06-06 23:02:21

Russell Cox of Flexure Engineering, founder of the Lunar Superconductor Applications and LunarCubes Workshops http://www.lsa2013.com/, discussed the events and significance of the 3rd International Workshop on Lunar Superconductor Applications (LSA 3) and LunarCubes Briefing #2 held on April 9-11 in Cocoa Beach, FL. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Russell Cox, Director of Research at Flexure Engineering, in explaining the need for the LSA series, said, “We created the LSA workshop...

2013-05-31 23:29:08

John Halajian´s ℠Moon Stories´ was featured at Frankfurt Book Fair. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 From an engineer who pioneered the scientific exploration of the moon comes a unique and innovative read, Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond. In this book, readers will follow author John Halajian´s experiences on space exploration. Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond retells Halajian's journey and contribution to the lunar...

Ohio Residents Vindicate Armstrong Moon Quote
2013-05-31 14:31:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists analyzed the speaking patterns of native Ohioans in order to determine exactly what Neil Armstrong said the moment he stepped foot on the moon. When Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon in 1969, he was quoted as saying "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." However, some believe he left out the "a," saying instead "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Speech scientists and...

Moon Express Announces Private Lunar Mission
2013-05-29 11:44:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Silicon Valley-based Moon Express has announced plans to send its International Lunar Observatory precursor (ILO-X) to the lunar surface by 2015 and make its observations publicly available through the Internet. "It's citizen science on the moon and it's really a new model of public participation," said Moon Express CEO Bob Richards. "This will be a small, but very high-performance telescope on the moon that the public and scientists...

2013-05-29 08:20:10

Engineers Simulate Launch, Extreme Space Environments to Validate Readiness Of NASA's LADEE Observatory Set to Orbit the Moon CALABASAS, Calif., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, today announced it completed a series of qualification tests on NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), a satellite that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about...

2013-05-28 16:20:28

The ILO-X lunar telescope will pioneer a new era of global space research and citizen science with access for educators and the general public to innovative space observation & communication technology on the Moon VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SILICON VALLEY, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), based in Hawai`i and led by American businessman and educator Steve Durst, today unveiled flight test hardware for the first...

Astronomers Catch Bright Explosion On The Moon
2013-05-17 13:55:31

[ Watch the Video: Bright Explosion on the Moon ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you take a good look at the Moon it isn´t too difficult to paint a pretty clear picture of the lunar surface´s violent past. Our neighboring natural satellite is pock-marked with thousands upon thousands of craters from meteors and asteroids that have been pelting its surface for more than a billion years. Over the past eight years, NASA astronomers have been...

Mars Opportunity Rover Beats Apollo Record
2013-05-17 11:32:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It took nine years traveling around the surface of the Red Planet, but NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has finally surpassed a record set by Apollo 17 astronauts over 40 years ago. In 1972, astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt drove their Lunar Roving Vehicle 22.21 statute miles over a three-day period. At the time, this was the farthest total distance for any NASA vehicle driving on a stellar body other than Earth....

2013-05-09 20:21:18

HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents attending Maifest 2013 the weekend of May 17-19 in Covington, Ky., will have the rare chance to touch a nearly 4-billion-year-old piece of moon rock at NASA's Driven to Explore traveling exhibit, a multimedia experience that immerses visitors in the story of NASA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The exhibit will be open from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, May 17; from noon to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, and...

2013-05-08 12:22:14

Study identifies a new minimalist ascent pod lunar lander concept REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed a feasibility study for a new commercial lunar lander for the Golden Spike Company (GSC). The study confirmed the viability of lander concepts for Golden Spike's human lunar expedition architecture and conceived a novel new, low-mass ascent stage concept dubbed "Pumpkin." (Logo:...


Latest Exploration of the Moon Reference Libraries

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2010-10-29 20:38:34

Jack Swigert was a NASA astronaut and one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born as John Leonard 'Jack' Swigert, Jr. on August 30, 1931 in Denver, Colorado. He attended the Blessed Sacrament School, Regis Jesuit High School, and East High School to complete his primary education. He then went to the University of Colorado at Boulder and played varsity football. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and then went on to earn a master of science...

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