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2015-05-28 12:23:01

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the California Science Center Foundation announced the continuation of "Mission 26" with the acquisition and planned move of the only

2015-05-19 23:04:38

Journey to Space depicts NASA’s transition from the end of the Space Shuttle Era to an ambitious future Tampa, Fla.

2015-05-08 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to a media day Monday, June 1, at the U.S.

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2015-05-06 09:26:45

It's like rush hour around Mars. With 5 orbital missions and 2 natural satellites, NASA is playing traffic cop to make sure nothing collides.

2015-05-01 16:23:26

HAMPTON, Va., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 5, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Robert Doggett Jr.

2015-04-30 16:26:52

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected research and technology proposals from 254 small businesses and 39 research institutions in the United States for grants

2015-04-28 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully

2015-04-23 23:08:16

With the release of the new highlight reel and the additions to the agency, there’s truly nothing STS can’t tackle.

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2015-04-18 06:01:55

As space debris becomes an increasing issue, scientists think they have found away to laser it out of harm's way for the astronauts.

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2015-04-11 09:35:32

NASA has always been cool. But did you know they were THIS cool? They are hosting their 15th annual Student Rocket Launch this weekend, and it's going to be a blast!


Latest Space Shuttle 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...

Janice Voss
2012-10-27 13:58:18

Janice Elaine Voss was a NASA astronaut as well as an American Engineer whom flew in space five times placing her at first for holding the record for American women. Voss was born on October 8, 1956 in South Bend, Indiana. She attended Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1972. She then attended Purdue University to receive her bachelor’s degree in engineering while concurrently working at the Johnson Space Center. After Purdue University, Voss...

Lodewijk van den Berg
2012-10-27 13:54:11

Lodewijk van den Berg is a naturalized American chemical engineer born in the Netherlands whom was rather dedicated to crystal growth and also rode aboard as a payload specialist on the 1985 Space Shuttle Challenger mission. He was born in Sluiskil, Netherlands on March 24, 1932. He worked to get his Engineer’s degree in chemical engineering at the Delft University of Technology in Netherlands from 1949 to 1961. After moving to the United States, Van den Berg continued his education to...

Rex Walheim
2012-10-27 13:23:11

Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...

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