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Boeing has Begun the First Human Spaceflight Capable Starliner Capsule

The next generation of America’s human spaceships is rapidly taking shape at the Kennedy Space Center as Boeing and NASA showcased the start of assembly of the first flightworthy version of the aerospace giants Starliner crew taxi vehicle...Show More Summary

See A Tiny Astronaut Visit the Kennedy Space Center

A photographer's son explores the world, dressed in a NASA space suit

SpaceX launches DNA sequencer and new docking port to the ISS

A Falcon 9 rocket has just blasted off NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, launching a Dragon capsule to the ISS before landing back on the ground

Gaze In Wonder At The Enormity Of NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you were to stand on the floor of NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and tilt your head up, this is the view that would greet you. Read more...

Amazing Nerdcations

Mental Floss’ List Show points out some of the world’s most intellectuallly stimulating tourist destinations, including the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Atacama Desert in Chile and its starry night skies, and the otaku paradise known as Akihabara in Tokyo.

How Florida Became the Hub of Space Travel

Spiro Agnew and Lyndon Johnson watch the launch of Apollo 11 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, July 16, 1969. (Photo: NASA/Public Domain) Excerpted from Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country, published in July by St. Show More Summary

As National Park Service confronts a sexual harassment, this dysfunctional park is Exhibit A

CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, Fla. — This secluded beach on a barrier island off the Atlantic coast is a sunbathers’ paradise of nesting sea turtles and wading shore birds in the shadow of the Kennedy Space Center. But for rangers, visitor guides and many of the 50 employees here, working at this national park is anything but paradise. Multiple […]

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CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - MAY 14: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), landed SpaceX rockets sit in Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center on May 14, 2016 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images) Have you noticed that the really [...]

LEGO KSC Rocket Launch Site

LEGO enthusiast Lia Chan built this masterfully scaled and detailed model of the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39a. It includes the Space Shuttle Atlantis, the crawler transport system and the launch platform itself.

These NASA Posters May Actually Convince You to Go to Mars

The day that ordinary citizens start thinking seriously about moving to a space colony on Mars might be coming sooner than you think. NASA’s Kennedy Space Center has just released a lush, vintage-inspired set of posters featuring astronauts working on Mars. Their message? They want you. Riffing on the Uncle Sam posters of old, these […]

Boeing's Second CST-100 Starliner Capsule is Coming Together

Another major hardware component for Boeing’s second Starliner spacecraft recently arrived at the company’s assembly facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The upper dome – basically one half of the Starliner pressure vessel...Show More Summary

SpaceX could help with military launches, but its primary goal is far more ambitious

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s launch day at Kennedy Space Center in the not-too distant future. On the pad stands a gleaming rocket, pointed eagerly at the sky. Then the exciting countdown begins... 3... 2... 1 … and it rises on a pillar of fire. Clearing the...Show More Summary

OSIRIS-REx reaches Florida ahead of near-Earth asteroid mission

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's OSIRIS-REx deep-space probe has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, in anticipation of its September launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket. Now undergoing final processing before launch vehicle assembly,...Show More Summary

OSIRIS-REx shipped to Florida for September launch

OSIRIS-REx's long journey to an asteroid has begun. The spacecraft departed Colorado on Friday, May 20, travelling aboard an Air Force C-17 to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at Kennedy Space Center.

NASA Asteroid-Explorer Spacecraft Flown to Launch Site in Florida

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unmanned OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been transported to the Kennedy Space Center to prepare for its September mission to the asteroid Bennu, Lockheed Martin said in a press release on Monday.

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

4 months 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

5 months 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

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

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

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