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Oops! Planetary Society’s LightSail spacecraft has left the prototype satellite unable to communicate with mission control, preventing (at least for now) the scheduled deployment of its solar sails to ensure that they work as planned.
CULVER CITY, Calif., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal photography has commenced on Inferno, the new film in Columbia Pictures' Robert Langdon series, which has taken in more than
Students competed in prestigious NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest WASHINGTON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students and teachers from the United States
MEBANE, North Carolina, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCA [http://www.arca.com ], a global leader in cash management and payment transactions, today announced that CTS
Our favorite Science Guy, Bill Nye's privately-funded spacecraft with a sail has its first mission scheduled for 2016.
Acquisition bolsters ARCA's global presence in the cash automation industry MEBANE, N.C., Dec.
Fans of author Homer Hickam [October Sky (movie) and Rocket Boys (book)] have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to launch rockets, enjoy a 1950’s concert with Bill Haley’s Comets, and meet
LOS ANGELES, Sept.
PHOENIX, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona PBS, the 53-year-old public television station based at Arizona State University with more than 1 million viewers, will become part
LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new strategy for space development will be presented at the International Space Development Conference, which takes place at the Sheraton Gateway
Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...
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...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.