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Boeing CST-100 OMAC Thrusters Tested In New Mexico
2013-09-21 07:55:27

After a gauntlet of test firings of the steering jets conducted at White Sands Space Harbor in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft is closer than ever to liftoff.

Mission Control Center Interface Test Completed By Boeing
2013-09-16 10:27:45

NASA For the first time, the Mission Control Center (MCC) at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston has tested communications with a commercial, crew-capable spacecraft, as The Boeing Company conducted an interface test between the MCC and software planned for the company's CST-100 spacecraft. Boeing has partnered with NASA to develop a fully integrated crew transportation system, with its CST-100 spacecraft and United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, in partnership with NASA's...

X Prize For Measuring Ocean Health
2013-09-10 11:15:29

The X Prize Foundation has announced a $2-million competition to kick-start technology innovations to more accurately measuring the health of the oceans.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.