Quantcast

Latest Spaceflight Stories

2015-05-27 16:20:34

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 3, 1965, NASA astronaut Ed White exited the Gemini 4 space capsule using a hand-held oxygen jet gun to push himself from the hatch

2015-05-26 23:03:21

Partnership Provides Powerful Data Source for Use in Smarter Applications Norcross, GA (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to announce

2015-05-26 20:20:26

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, Commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and

2015-05-26 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From mega space telescopes to space navigation, NASA is bringing a variety of interactive, hands-on activities and exhibits to the more than

2015-05-26 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2015 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30.

2015-05-26 16:21:09

Government of Canada to study future Canada-Israel space missions LONGUEIL, QC, May 26, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry, today announced that two Canadian

2015-05-26 16:20:55

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected nine science instruments for a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, to investigate whether the mysterious icy moon could harbor

Pluto
2015-05-26 09:05:59

This summer, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will complete a flyby of Pluto, studying among other things the surface composition, geology, morphology, atmosphere and surface temperature of the dwarf planet and its moons. The goal is to understand how the system formed.

2015-05-26 08:22:57

PALO ALTO, CA, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of

curiosity laser chemcam
2015-05-25 09:32:14

NASA has successfully repaired the busted autofocus capabilities on the Curiosity’s Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument, improving the Mars rovers’ ability to collect data about the chemical composition of targets.


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...

More Articles (143 articles) »
Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).