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WASHINGTON, Jan.16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is preparing for a Thursday, Jan. 29, launch of the first U.S.
SpaceX chief Elon Musk has revealed the first images of last week’s attempt to land a booster rocket on a barge at sea, shedding new light as to exactly what went wrong and how close the procedure was to being a complete and total success.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recently began its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto.
A technology executive responsible for the IPO readiness of two high growth companies, Lehman will assist Talent Rover with global expansion and scaling SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.
Luminox is proud to announce that its partnership with SXC (currently known as XCOR Space Expeditions) has been extended to XCOR Aerospace®, and Luminox is now the official watch partner
Phoenix digital agency at the top of annual list for sixth year in a row. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 12, 2015 Gate6 agency is proud be named Phoenix
Even with a faulty flash memory, Opportunity Rover keeps chugging away on the Red Planet. We've never been more inspired by a non-human.
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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