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2015-04-24 09:18:41

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s launch, and the instrument’s science team is marking its silver anniversary by releasing a brand new image of the star cluster Westerlund 2, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina.

2015-04-23 23:08:16

With the release of the new highlight reel and the additions to the agency, there’s truly nothing STS can’t tackle.

2015-04-23 12:20:35

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space

2015-04-22 12:22:14

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who is working and living aboard the International Space Station on a one-year

2015-04-21 20:20:20

HOUSTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does space travel affect your health? How do astronauts sleep in space? What do astronauts eat in space? How do astronauts exercise in

2015-04-21 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for a pad abort test of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft next month.

2015-04-21 12:23:21

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of one cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station (ISS) and the arrival

2015-04-21 08:21:35

COSTAR and Six More Instruments Travel Billions of Miles with Hubble BOULDER, Colo., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, with seven instruments built by Ball

2015-04-20 16:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Earth Day, April 22, NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) celebrate 20 years of international cooperation and collaboration

2015-04-20 16:20:52

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers have wrapped up a series of flight experiments with Boeing's ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane, testing technologies designed


Latest Spaceflight Reference Libraries

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...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

Elon Musk
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...

Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

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