Latest Space logistics Stories

2012-04-15 06:43:48

Researchers will be able to expose experiments to the weightlessness and vacuum of space by using a new commercial platform outside of International Space Station (ISS).

2012-03-02 04:13:56

The heads of the International Space Station (ISS) agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia and the United States met in Quebec City, Canada, on March 1, 2012, to review the scientific, technological, and social benefits being produced through their collaboration, and to discuss plans for further broadening these benefits by continuing to advance the human exploration of space.

2010-03-04 11:05:00

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison introduced legislation on March 3rd to close the gap in US human space flight that will occur if the space shuttle is retired before the next generation of space vehicle is developed.

2009-08-27 14:17:50

NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc. in Houston a one-year contract extension valued at $33 million to provide integration services for cargo delivery to and from the International Space Station.

2009-07-15 17:13:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off today on a 16-day mission to deliver the final components of the Japanese Kibo complex that will expand the International Space Station's (ISS) scientific facilities.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO)The Japanese Experiment Module-Exposed Facility (EF) will serve as a multipurpose platform where experiment payloads are exposed to the external space environment.

2008-07-24 18:00:18

HOUSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) recently announced it awarded Lockheed Martin a one-year contract extension of the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC) valued at $42 million.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.