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WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee has been named the winning team in the NASA Student Launch challenge,
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, known as America Makes, are holding a new $2.25 million competition to
Hint: it's not easy being an astronaut.
What happens to the body temperature of an astronaut when he or she is in space? An experiment designed to track temperature was designed, and it is already being used here on Earth to help other professions.
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and its international partners agreed Tuesday to set a new schedule for spacecraft traffic to and from the International Space Station.
WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released the agency's 2015 technology roadmaps laying out the promising new technologies that will help NASA achieve its aeronautics,
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An out-of-control Russian spacecraft that had been on its way to the International Space Station for a routine delivery of supplies is expected to fall back to Earth and burn up in the atmosphere Friday, according to media reports published Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on more than a decade of data from International Space Station (ISS) research, NASA is expanding its materials science research by
Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...
Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...
Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...
Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 12 at 7:30 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 20, 1995 at 12:01 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 44 seconds. STS-74 marked the second docking of a U.S. Space Shuttle to the Russian Space Station Mir, continuing Phase I activities leading to construction of International...
Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...
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