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NASA Ready to Build Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft

NASA gave the go-ahead to start construction of the first asteroid-bound spacecraft on Wednesday, which is scheduled to launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida during the Fall of 2016. OSIRIS-REx will land on an asteroid named Bennu, which comes close to Earth in 2018. Show More Summary

Hennessey Venom GT “World’s Fastest Edition” celebrates 270.4 mph top speed run

Earlier this year in February, the Hennessey built Venom GT reached a top speed of 270.4 mph at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. To celebrate the record speed run,....

Hennessey gets patriotic with Venom GT “World’s Fastest Edition”

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last month, the Hennessey Performance (HPE) Venom GT skidded into the record books when it hit over 270 mph at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. To commemorate this event, as well as snatching a Guinness World Record...Show More Summary

Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Edition: God Bless American Speed

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom GT is now the fastest car in the world, having hit 270.49 mph on the same runway where the Space Shuttle landed at the Kennedy Space Center. To commemorate this victory for glorious American speed, Hennessey has released a very lovely special edition of their record-shattering machine. Read more...

Apollo Television Camera, a photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool

last monthOdd : Boing Boing

"Apollo Television Camera," a photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Jeff Stvan. An Apollo Command Module television camera on display in the Apollo Treasures Gallery at the Apollo/Saturn V Center at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Cape Canaveral, FL

It Was Us That Scorched the Sky

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.

This Is Not A Frame From A Science-Fiction Movie

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 »      

This is not a frame from a science fiction movie

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Move Over Bugatti Veyron: Hennessey Venom GT

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

Watch the Hennessey Venom GT Set a World Record at 270.49 mph

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.

Hennessey Venom GT Reaches World Record 270 MPH at Kennedy Space Center

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

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 [...]

Video: Hennessey Venom GT hits 270 mph at Kennedy Space Center

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

--> 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

Hennessey Venom GT claims top speed title [Video]

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The 1,244 horsepower Venom GT hit 270.49 mph during a record run at the Kennedy Space Center.

Report: Hennessey Venom GT is world's fastest car at 270.49 mph [w/video]

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 Is The Fastest Car In The World At 270.49 MPH

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

This Is NASA's New Giant Crawler For Its Next-Generation Spaceship

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 »      

“Insane” GHG Savings From Workplace EV Charging, According To NASA

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

16 Amazing Photographs From NASA's Golden Age

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 Expanding, Consolidating X-37B Operations at Cape Kennedy

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

SpaceX may someday launch rockets from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

4 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

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 […]

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