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Russia May Lose Cosmodrome Lease
2012-12-10 19:26:25

Russia's lease with the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan may be suspended, according to several reports.

Final Science Instrument Installed On NASA’s LADEE Spacecraft
2012-10-26 09:54:25

Engineers at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., have installed the third and final science instrument that will fly onboard NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE).

2012-10-02 08:44:34

Orbital Sciences Corporation Monday rolled the first stage of its Antares rocket to the launch pad of the nation's newest spaceport - the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Va. - while in Florida, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) moves ahead with preparations for an Oct. 7 launch to the International Space Station for NASA's first Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission.

Space Coast Abuzz Over Mini-shuttle X-37B
2012-09-30 05:54:50

The mysterious US Air Force space plane that ended a top secret 15 month mission over the summer could have its base of operations consolidated to the state of Florida, according to recent media reports.

2012-09-29 09:05:29

The first SpaceX launch for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, from Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA's Hurricane Mission A Reality Due To Cutting-Edge Technology
2012-09-26 08:00:00

Cutting-edge NASA technology has made this year's NASA Hurricane mission a reality.

NASA Land Requested By State Of Florida
2012-09-24 04:27:16

The state of Florida has reportedly contacted NASA to ask the US space agency to turn over 150 acres of land in Cape Canaveral to the state's aerospace development group for the construction of a commercial spaceport.

Build A Spaceport, Wait For Reward
2012-09-23 16:19:30

In the 1989 film classic, Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella is told, "If you build it, they will come." The developers of Spaceport America have been depending on that idea. So far, it isn't working out.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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