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2014-03-17 20:20:08

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

2014-03-13 12:20:19

DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S.

Algorithms Plus F/A-18 Jet Equal Vital Testing For SLS Flight Control System
2013-11-20 08:27:56

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.

2013-10-26 23:00:07

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

2013-10-15 23:35:53

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

Developing Micro Rockets
2013-08-30 11:11:15

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.

3D Printed Rocket Component Blazes To Life In New Firing Test
2013-08-28 04:28:20

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.

2013-08-22 23:30:12

The Rocket Droid Pc is an HDMI Android TV Dongle on Steroids! Plug it into any TV and experience the Android UI & Gaming like never before.

3D Printed Rocket Parts Pass Hot-Fire Tests
2013-07-25 05:43:55

NASA has tested 3D printed rocket parts, showing that the future is bright for the less-expensive methodology.


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2012-03-10 09:17:29

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...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

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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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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