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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
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA planetary exploration mission came to a planned, but nonetheless dramatic, end Thursday when it slammed into Mercury's surface at
Small and innovative engineering and business consulting firm responsible for guiding complex and challenging historic mission SIMI VALLEY, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Breakthrough Collaboration Offers Affordable Pricing to Enable Journalists, Online Publishers and Data Scientists to Quickly Create Dynamic Maps Featuring On-Demand Satellite Imagery
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m.
Satellites will be based on the modernized A2100 and will serve the Middle East and Europe RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabsat and King Abdulaziz
NASA engineers experimenting with additive manufacturing have took their efforts to the next level earlier this week by 3D-printing the first-ever, full-scale copper rocket engine part.
Curiosity is doing all of us down here on Earth proud as he completed a total drive of 10 km on his way to analyze the Washboard unit.
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After extraordinary science findings and technological innovations, a NASA spacecraft launched in 2004 to study Mercury will impact the
Close but no cigar for SpaceX on its latest attempt to land a rocket booster on a barge at sea for recovery and reuse, as the made it to its destination but landed “too hard” to survive.
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...
The Pioneer Program is a series of American unmanned space missions designed for planetary exploration. The program included a number of missions, but the most well-known missions were Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11. Both Pioneer 10 and 11 explored the outer planets and left our solar system. Both probes carry a gold plaque, depicting a man and a woman and information about the origin of the probes and their creators. The Pioneer probe was named by Stephen A. Saliga, who was chief designer of Air...
Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...
Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...
NEAR-Shoemaker Mission -- The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous - Shoemaker (NEAR Shoemaker), renamed after its launch in honor of Gene Shoemaker, is an unmanned spacecraft designed to study the near-Earth asteroid Eros from close orbit over a period of a year. The primary scientific objectives of NEAR were to return data on the bulk properties, composition, mineralogy, morphology, internal mass distribution and magnetic field of Eros. Secondary objectives include studies of regolith...
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