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2015-04-13 20:20:14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the world's leading aerospace innovators are gathered in Colorado Springs at the 31(st) Annual Space Symposium.

2015-04-13 16:20:57

Vulcan Name Chosen by America with more than 1 Million Online Votes Cast COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) unveiled its Next Generation

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2015-04-11 12:05:10

We know you've thought about it. Is it possible to use your farts to push you through space? The answer is yes - theoretically.

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2015-04-11 09:35:32

NASA has always been cool. But did you know they were THIS cool? They are hosting their 15th annual Student Rocket Launch this weekend, and it's going to be a blast!

2015-04-09 16:20:50

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air media briefings at 1 p.m. EDT and 2:30 p.m.

2015-04-09 12:22:22

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On April 13, 2015, SpaceX is scheduled to launch its commercial resupply ship, Dragon, to the International Space Station (ISS) at 4:33 p.m. EDT.

2015-04-08 16:21:01

GREENBELT, Md., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will host a Sunday Experiment on April 19, from 1 p.m.

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2015-04-07 11:20:43

A rocket capable of sending astronauts to Mars in just six weeks rather than six months sounds impossible, but that’s exactly what one Texas company is working on – and they just received a NASA grant to continue working on the advanced propulsion technology.

2015-04-06 12:20:57

Team America Rocketry Challenge announces top 100 teams competing in national championship ARLINGTON, Va., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 students across the

2015-04-03 16:20:19

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is gearing up for its fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge, April 10-12.


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2013-08-05 10:31:59

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...

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2009-07-06 12:24:05

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...

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2009-07-06 12:14:43

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...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

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...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.