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The momentum of certifying American space transportation systems capable of carrying astronauts to the International Space Station continued on pace as NASA took a comprehensive look at all of Boeing’s ground-based system designs.
Juxtopia, an ETC resident company, was one of three winners of CASIS' RFP “Enabling Technology to Support Science in Space for Life on Earth.” Baltimore,
Starting next year, astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be able to work inside an inflatable module attached to the station’s Tranquility node.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Sept.
The Dragon commercial cargo craft has completed a two day trip to the International Space Station after launching early Sunday morning.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept.
After weather forced Saturday’s originally scheduled liftoff to be temporarily postponed, the SpaceX Dragon resupply craft successfully launched on-time early Sunday morning and is now en route to the International Space Station, NASA officials have confirmed.
Waypoint 2 Space, a leading provider of spaceflight training for the commercial space industry, announced yesterday that it has launched a crowd funding effort to raise $83K on Kickstarter for
We all know that it’s what’s on the inside that counts, right? But sometimes what’s outside can be just as important. At least that’s the case with the International Space Station (ISS) and the collection of external instruments soon to join those already operating in orbit.
Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 12 at 7:30 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 20, 1995 at 12:01 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 44 seconds. STS-74 marked the second docking of a U.S. Space Shuttle to the Russian Space Station Mir, continuing Phase I activities leading to construction of International...
Karol Bobko is an engineer, retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He was born Karol Joseph Bobko on December 23, 1937 in New York City, New York. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1959. He received his commission and navigator rating, and then he attended pilot training at Bartow Air Base. He completed his flight training and received his wings...
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...