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Poor Opportunity! This little rover is having memory problems again just 5 days after its memory was reformatted.
If you didn't already know, there's going to be a lunar eclipse on Saturday--the fastest one this century. We sat down with NASA astronomer Mitzi Adams to discuss the best ways to view it. We love our jobs.
The spacecraft that NASA will use in its first-ever mission to collect samples from a near-Earth asteroid and bring them back to Earth, has passed a critical milestone as it progresses towards its scheduled 2016 launch, the US space agency announced on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the success of NASA's partnerships with commercial industry to date, NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be joined by John Holdren, science advisor to President Obama and director of the White
Mere hours after a NASA astronaut and a Roscosmos cosmonaut blasted off on a mission that will see the international colleagues spend a year on the International Space Station, rumors that their two countries were collaborating on the station’s successor surfaced on Saturday.
Award-Winning FMA Live! Forces in Motion to perform in 25 cities across 10 states MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA's award-winning,
Astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself, meaning it interacts with itself less than previously thought, narrowing down what this crazy substance might be.
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the
Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...
Stephen Nathaniel Frick is an American astronaut having flown two Space Shuttle missions. Frick was also appointed as a United States Naval officer and qualified as an F/A-18 fighter pilot. Frick was born on September 30, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pine-Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania in 1982. After receiving his high school diploma, Frick went on to the United States Naval Academy in 1986 to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace...
James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...
Janice Elaine Voss was a NASA astronaut as well as an American Engineer whom flew in space five times placing her at first for holding the record for American women. Voss was born on October 8, 1956 in South Bend, Indiana. She attended Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1972. She then attended Purdue University to receive her bachelor’s degree in engineering while concurrently working at the Johnson Space Center. After Purdue University, Voss...
Lodewijk van den Berg is a naturalized American chemical engineer born in the Netherlands whom was rather dedicated to crystal growth and also rode aboard as a payload specialist on the 1985 Space Shuttle Challenger mission. He was born in Sluiskil, Netherlands on March 24, 1932. He worked to get his Engineer’s degree in chemical engineering at the Delft University of Technology in Netherlands from 1949 to 1961. After moving to the United States, Van den Berg continued his education to...
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