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2013-07-18 10:23:48

NASA officials Wednesday released a synopsis requesting information from U.S. private enterprises interested in pursuing unfunded partnerships. The aim is to advance the development of commercial space products and services. The Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities synopsis describes a potential opportunity for existing and new companies and non-profit organizations to access NASA's spaceflight expertise for mutually beneficial space exploration goals. These new partnerships...

2013-07-02 23:19:17

Southern California-based precision machining and metal fabricator, Pendarvis Manufacturing supplies components for new space shuttle exhibit in Florida Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 This past weekend, Pendarvis Manufacturing's steel fabrication work was unveiled as part of the new Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Pendarvis Manufacturing, an Anaheim precision machine shop and fabricator, built hundreds of steel sub-assemblies that were used in...

2013-07-02 08:20:52

Groundbreaking offer by Fame Transportation's 1(800) 72-LAXRIDE allows travelers to ride in style for less than the price of a taxi fare LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fame Transportation is providing luxury town car airport shuttle services for Los Angeles International and Burbank travelers at fares guaranteed to be lower than any taxi serving the airports. Fame's posh service extends throughout Southern California for parties traveling to and from the airports,...

NASA Taps Space Florida To Operate, Maintain Kennedy Shuttle Landing Facility
2013-06-29 09:04:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA has selected Space Florida, the aerospace economic development agency for the state of Florida, to maintain and operate the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), the US space agency announced Friday. "This agreement will continue to expand Kennedy's viability as a multi-user spaceport and strengthen the economic opportunities for Florida and the nation," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said during a...

2013-06-28 20:20:07

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world's most comprehensive and interactive attraction devoted to NASA's 30-year Space Shuttle Program -Space Shuttle Atlantis.(SM) To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/61725-space-shuttle-atlantis-nasa-attraction-kennedy-space-center (Photo:...

2013-06-28 12:21:07

Space Florida Proposes to Operate Shuttle Landing Facility WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Space Florida, the aerospace economic development agency for the state of Florida, for negotiations toward a partnership agreement to maintain and operate the historic Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and the director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC),...

2013-06-25 08:20:40

ATK Rocket Motor Represents Air Force's Technology Demonstration Investment towards Potential Family of Motors Capability ARLINGTON, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and the United States Air Force successfully tested the newly developed Large Class (92-inch diameter) Stage I solid rocket motor May 23 at ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/CG34173) The high-performance motor was developed by ATK for the...

NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First American Woman In Space: Sally Ride
2013-06-19 08:56:24

[WATCH VIDEO: Sally Ride Anniversary] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly into space after securing a spot aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7 on June 18, 1983. Her goals captured the attention of the nation, inspiring women everywhere to break barriers. Ride was one of three specialists on STS-7 and was instrumental in helping the crew deploy communication satellites, conduct experiments and make use of...

2013-06-17 12:21:42

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations William Gerstenmaier and other agency officials will debut a new machine for manufacturing NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and check on development progress with the heavy-lift rocket at the agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans Friday, June 21. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA is inviting media representatives to attend a 9:15...

2013-05-31 12:20:15

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In preparation for a future where parts and tools can be printed on demand in space, NASA and Made in Space Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., have joined to launch equipment for the first 3-D microgravity printing experiment to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) If successful, the 3-D Printing in Zero G Experiment (3-D Print) will be the first device to manufacture parts in space....


Latest Space Shuttle program Reference Libraries

History Of Space Exploration
2013-10-06 08:29:34

Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...

Stephen Frick
2012-10-27 14:05:11

Stephen Nathaniel Frick is an American astronaut having flown two Space Shuttle missions. Frick was also appointed as a United States Naval officer and qualified as an F/A-18 fighter pilot. Frick was born on September 30, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pine-Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania in 1982. After receiving his high school diploma, Frick went on to the United States Naval Academy in 1986 to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace...

Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

Henry Hartsfield
2012-10-18 13:36:10

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 21, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised. He graduated from West End High School and went on to attend Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1954 and received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Program. He joined the Air Force a year after his graduation and was assigned to the...

Linda Godwin
2012-10-18 12:06:46

Linda Godwin is a private pilot, an American scientist, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Linda Maxine Godwin on July 2, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was raised in Jackson, however, and graduated from Jackson High School in 1970. She then went to attend Southeast Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and physics in 1974. She then immediately went to graduate school at the University of Missouri, where she earned a Master of Science...

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