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2014-04-23 16:20:50

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and The Boeing Company (Boeing) today announced a collaboration

2014-04-18 16:20:52

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is proud to announce several sponsored research payloads have

First Earth Image From UrtheCast Camera Shows Breathtaking Detail
2014-04-03 10:28:42

A Vancouver, British Columbia company has joyously released the first Earth imagery its flagship camera Theia has taken while mounted to the International Space Station. Mounted to the space lab’s Zvezda module during a January 27, 2014 spacewalk...

Russian Space Official Says NASA Statement To Suspend Contracts Was ‘Too Harsh’
2014-04-03 08:37:36

A senior space official with the Russian space program has countered NASA’s move to suspend contracts with Roscosmos on several projects, stating that it will have a global backlash on space research and may harm future partnerships with the Americans.

Lunar Missions Of The Future Could Refuel In Space
2014-03-05 13:20:32

MIT scientists have come up with a concept to create gas stations in space in order to help fuel future lunar missions.

International Space Station Scientists Look Forward To 10 More Years Of Breakthroughs
2014-02-15 04:29:44

The world can change in a decade, as we well know. The same is true in space. Over the last ten years, the International Space Station has been producing results at an extraordinary rate. The unique capabilities of this under-appreciated laboratory have resulted in:

International Space Station Program Extended To 2024
2014-01-28 05:57:26

For nearly everything on Earth, a little room to grow can make all the difference. That is true in space, as well. The Obama Administration has announced support for extending the International Space Station's (ISS) mission to 2024, giving the project room to flourish.

NASA Space Launch System Could Make Exploration Of The Outer Solar System Possible
2014-01-15 13:50:08

When it comes to scientific probes exploring the far reaches of our solar system, the rules could be changing.

2014-01-13 23:02:25

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) congratulates Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital) on the successful and historic launch and berth of its Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft to the International

ISS gets four more years of funding
2014-01-08 15:02:46

NASA announced at a press conference that the White House has approved funding to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS).


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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...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

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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