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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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 >>
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.
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
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 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
Darth Vader wanted to attack the Kennedy Space Center.
Contracts could introduce a new spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center.
No commercial launch pads will be built at Kennedy Space Center, at least not for a while.
Fast-growing field of mini-satellites known as CubeSats fuels need for small rockets.
NASA and Boeing have released a little teaser on their newest spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, which will be built and tested at Kennedy Space Center and hopefully, eventually, taxi people to space. Imagine touring space inside one of these awesome pods in the future. The video below highlights some features of the Starliner. More »
Sea level rise isn’t just a problem for coastal cities, it’s a problem for NASA. Two thirds of the space agency’s infrastructure, including the Kennedy Space Center, the Ames Research Center, and the Johnson Space Center stand between 5 and 40 feet (2 to 12 meters) above mean sea level. Show More Summary
Much-anticipated Starliner spaceships by Boeing will be assembled in a hangar once used for NASA’s space shuttles, after the grand opening ceremony of the assembly plant took place at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday.
Two contractors hired to manage NASA’s vehicle fleet at the Kennedy Space Center defrauded the agency of at least $387,000 for unnecessary tire replacements, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by federal prosecutors in Florida. The complaint accuses URS Federal Services Inc of Maryland,...