What if I told you that the image above was shot on Earth? You’d probably believe us because it’s not that crazy. Video footage of the Morpheus vehicle’s successful test flight and landing at the Kennedy Space Center on the other hand is.
It seems like a spaceship arriving to another planet, but it just happened right here on Earth. It’s an actual image from the successful Morpheus vehicle test completed today at the Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility. More »
It seems like a spaceship arriving to another planet, but it just happened right here on Earth. It's an actual image from the successful Morpheus vehicle test completed today at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility. There's great video too. Read more...
On February 14, 2014, the Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for 2-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h). The test was performed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle landing runway. Brian Smith, Director of Miller Motorsports Park, drove the Venom GT...Read More
On February 14, the Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for a two-seat sports car by reaching 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The test was driven by Brian Miller, the Director … Watch the Hennessey Venom GT Set a World Record at 270.49 mph is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
On February 14, a Hennessey Venom GT reached a top speed of 270.49 MPH on a runway at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, making the 1,244-horsepower supercar the fastest 2-seat sports car in the world. The record attempt was performed on a 3.2-mile space shuttle runway. The car’s pilot, race car driver and test [...]
--> We all know that the Bugatti Veyron is the current record holder as the world’s fastest production car, and that just didn’t sit right with John Hennessey and his team. So, they set out to destroy the record, bringing the title back to the good ol’ U.S. Show More Summary
The 1,244 horsepower Venom GT hit 270.49 mph during a record run at the Kennedy Space Center.
Hennessey has done it again, improving the claimed record-holding top speed of its Venom GT to 270.49 miles per hour. The record run was made on February 14 on the 3.22-mile landing runway at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. TheShow More Summary
The Hennessey Venom GT hit 270.49mph at the Kennedy Space Center on February 14th, thus becoming the fastest production car in the world by beating the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport's previous record of 269.86 mph. Read more...
Things keep moving at the Kennedy Space Center in preparation for the first mission of NASA’s Space Launch System and its Orion spacecraft in 2017. The crawler-transporter just passed “the first phase of an important milestone test”. More »
The folks over at NASA are reporting “insane” results for a trial run of an electric vehicle charging program designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions for its Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The program points to an effective way to...Show More Summary
See images of the first moonwalk, the first earthrise seen from human eyes, and the first shuttle launch from Kennedy Space Center, all showcased in a glorious new exhibition. As exciting as the future of space travel may be, its past is just as thrilling. Show More Summary
Boeing will expand its presence in Florida by adding technology, engineering and support jobs at the Kennedy Space Center. Financial and employment details are not being disclosed.Investments will be made to convert the former space shuttle facility, OPF-1, to a facility that would enable the U.S. Show More Summary
NASA announced today it has entered negotiations with SpaceX to allow private use of the historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad, where every NASA launch since 1968, including the first mission to the Moon, took place. NASA plans to open the center up to both government […]
NASA's Morpheus Lander hovers above the launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at a free-flight test launch held yesterday afternoon. Hit the jump to see the photo (and video of the launch) it its full glory. Read more...
The performing arts center announced today that it has raised an additional $40 million for a project that would add 60,000 square feet of rehearsal space, classroom space and multipurpose rooms, as well as gardens and an an outdoor video wall for simulcast performances. [ more › ]
While NASA is working to hand over many of the facilities it no longer needs at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) after the retirement of the Space Shuttle two years ago, one member of Congress wants to know if NASA should be divesting those assets even faster. The Orlando Sentinel reported late Wednesday that Rep. [...]
Today, 50 years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, some are using the anniversary to make a call for a return of the robust space program so closely associated with him. “We should put the space program back at the center of American life. Let’s begin a national discussion to decide the next great [...]
Bright and early this morning, we NASA Social folks met at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex for a tour of the space shuttle Atlantis. This is the first shuttle I've seen in person, and it was a stunning sight to see.