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WILL PROVIDE LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR PLANTS GROWN IN CLOSED ENVIRONMENTS GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.
NASA in conjunction with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation, has issued a series of "Future Engineers" 3D Space Challenges for students focused on solving real-world space exploration problems.
The first "machine shop in space" is launching on September 20. Mountain View, Calif.
International Space Station crew members currently forced to wait for resupply vehicles to arrive with essential items could soon benefit from the arrival of a new 3D printer later this year, NASA officials announced on Tuesday.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF), and the Governor's
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces it completed the acquisition of Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC), headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Sparks,
NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is utilizing the space station as a test bed for multiple game-changing technology demonstrations.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has announced grant awards for five projects focused on remote
To highlight the direction for life and physical sciences aboard the International Space Station, a panel of experts gathered today for the Destination Station: International Space Station Science Forum.
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...
International Space Station -- Continuing on from the United States' Skylab and Russia's Mir, the International Space Station (ISS) represents a permanent human presence in space. The space station is located in orbit around the Earth at an altitude of approximately 386 km, a type of orbit usually termed low Earth orbit. (The actual height varies over time by several kilometres due to atmospheric drag and reboosts.) It is serviced primarily by the Space Shuttle, and Soyuz and Progress...
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