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NASA's New Garage Looks Like the Inside of the Death Star

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This immense steel structure looks like the Death Star’s interior from Star Wars Episode VI. But you’re actually looking up and into High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more...

NASA Is Facing a Climate Change Countdown

Kennedy Space Center and other NASA facilities near coastlines are facing the prospect of continually rising waters.

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder Becomes The World's Fastest Convertible

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

In 2014, the Hennessey Venom GT became the world’s fastest production car, reaching a top speed of 270.4 mph at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Unfortunately for the Texas-based firm, Guinness World Records refused to acknowledge the achievement...Show More Summary

Stolen Tech: The Soviet Shuttle

The US Space Shuttle program is dead and buried. The orbiters can now be found in their permanent homes in the Air and Space Museum, Kennedy Space Center, and the California Science Center. The launch pads used by the shuttles over a career of 135 launches are being repurposed for vehicles from SpaceX and the Space Launch System. Show More Summary

How Clever Procurement Software Can Save You From Reinventing the Rocket

Categories: Guest Post, Procurement Tags: Guest Posts, Process & Best Practice Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Paul Blake, of GEP. At the Kennedy Space Center, there is an impressive arrangement of towering launch vehicles in what is known as the Rocket Garden. Show More Summary

Now We All Can Go to Mars [Video]

Wanna go to Mars? NASA has created an exhibit that will allow us simple human earthlings to basically go to the red planet. “Destination: Mars,” a new exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, will take spectators on “a tour of different sites on Mars,” Mashable reports. Watch the […] The post Now We All Can Go to Mars [Video] appeared first on EcoSalon.

NASA’s Orion capsule has made it to the Kennedy Space Center

Fully assembled after many moons, the Orion pressure vessel has made its way from the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana to the Kennedy Space Center via NASA's outlandish, Pac-Man-resembling Super Guppy aircraft.

In Pictures: Orion Assembled and Shipped to Kennedy Space Center

The shell of NASA's next Orion spacecraft has been welded together and shipped to Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Here's a photo recap of the assembly and transport process.

Orion arrives at Kennedy Space Center

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The second Orion Crew module has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center's Operations & Checkout Facility after a flight by Superguppy from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. According to primary contractor Lockheed Martin, the...Show More Summary

NASA News: Orion Pressure Vessel Arrives as Mars Mission Preparations Continue

The Mars mission has just gotten much bigger and more ambitious than ever as the Orion crew module pressure vessel has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday.

NASA Stole the Rocket Countdown From a 1929 Fritz Lang Film

A series of images from the countdown sequence of Fritz Lang's Woman in the Moon. (Image: Frau im Mond/Youtube) On December 1, 2014, NASA retired a historic piece of equipment at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It wasn’t a rocket, or...Show More Summary

One of the most tragic space disasters in history helped spawn 2 innovative companies — and without them, we'd be nowhere

The morning of January 28, 1986 was cold. So cold that icicles formed a freezing ring around the space shuttle Challenger's launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. After some delays, Challenger launched at 11:38 a.m. Show More Summary

These Are The Most Heartbreaking Images From The Challenger Disaster

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Thirty years ago today, the space shuttle Challenger exploded after launching from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, in an event that was watched the world over. The disaster killed seven crew members including Christa McAuliffe, who hoped to be the first teacher in space. Show More Summary

‘Courage is contagious': NASA remembers astronauts on Challenger explosion anniversary

3 months agoHealth : The Checkup

NASA officials gathered Thursday to pay tribute to the crews of Apollo 1, as well as those from the Columbia and Challenger space shuttles, with remembrances that included a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.Read full article >>

WATCH LIVE: Space shuttle Challenger remembrance

On the 30th anniversary of the loss of space shuttle Challenger, NASA will host a day of remembrance with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Watch a live stream of the event, scheduled for 10 a.m. today. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Space shuttle Challenger remembrance appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Wonders of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Last summer, my family and I took our vacation along Florida’s Space Coast, and I have to say, this was among the most awesome and interesting vacation spots I’ve visited in a long time. Located just an hour east of Orlando, Cocoa Beach...Show More Summary

Storytelling the NASA Way: It’s Actually Rocket Science

Featured Image: Neil Armstrong’s space suit at the Kennedy Space Center. Photo courtesy of Lance Trueb. 3 Things I Learned Behind-the-Scenes at a NASA Launch “You guys are the ones who tell the story.” Two weeks ago, in a small, humble...Show More Summary

NASA completes critical design review for Kennedy Space Flight Center overhaul

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has completed its critical design review for the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program (GSDO). The proposed changes to the ground services at the Kennedy Space Flight Center, Florida, would prepare the site to host NASA's...Show More Summary

NASA set to award space station cargo contracts

Contracts could introduce a new spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center.        

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