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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

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

last monthTechnology / 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

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

5 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

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