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After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Aerospace
New Social Media Ratings Company Offers Unique, Share-Based Approach to Measuring Social Media Performance LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc.
Center kicks off first crowd-funding campaign to install STA exhibit HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team including Space Camp alumni from around the
DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S.
Young engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center are using math to develop algorithms, or complex step-by-step equations, that can make an F/A-18 fighter jet fly like the Space Launch System (SLS) -- NASA's next heavy-lift launch vehicle.
Rocket French Premium created by Marie-Claire Rivière is a new learning program that provides people with advanced learning skills, methods, tips, and detailed descriptions on how to learn
Henri Farre, the official air war artist for France, recorded the first air-to-air rocket victory in 1917, but until now, the name of the British pilot and the details of his feat, was lost in
Nanosatellites are smartphone-sized spacecraft that can perform simple, yet valuable, space missions. Dozens of these little vehicles are now tirelessly orbiting the earth performing valuable functions for NASA, the Department of Defense and even private companies.
The largest 3D printed rocket engine component ever tested by NASA produced a record 20,000 pounds of thrust during an engine firing last Thursday, officials at the US space agency have revealed.
Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 AM EST and blew up 1 minute and 13 seconds later as a result of launch malfunctions. The shuttle was lost with all seven crew members. The Challenger disaster shook the confidence of the entire nation. As a personal note, this writer was in Mrs. Cook’s sixth grade class in Abilene, Texas. I was already an avid fan of the space program at that time. Most of us were. The class was watching this particular launch...
Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...
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