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Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Power Banks, LEGO Nasa Kits, JBL Wireless Headphones, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –LEGO Ideas Women of Nasa 21312 Building Kit – $24.99 $20.44 –LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066 Building Kit...Show More Summary

Image: NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson preparing for space

In this image from 2009, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson is attired in a training version of her shuttle launch and entry suit, as she participates in a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at the Johnson Space Center in preparation for the STS-131 mission.

I watched SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launch Elon Musk's car into space — here's what it was like near the launchpad

There is nothing like seeing a rocket launch toward space in person, and the first flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy was no exception. As a space reporter, I've see a handful of space shuttles and a Mars robot leave Earth, but Falcon Heavy's...Show More Summary

77 Hand-Drawn Space Icons That’ll Take You Into Unexplored Territories (Freebie)

When you were small, haven’t you ever dreamt of becoming the commander of a space mission? Of exploring outer space and seing the Earth from above? Well, you might not have made it into an actual space shuttle, but maybe you still carry this fascination for everything extraterrestrial inside of you. Show More Summary

Celebrating a decade of orbital science with ESA's Columbus Laboratory

On this day ten years ago, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Columbus Laboratory was launched into orbit, safely nestled in the mammoth cargo bay of the space shuttle Atlantis. In the decade that has followed its integration with the...Show More Summary

Three landings and a take-off

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

NOT since July 2011, when the space shuttle Atlantis took to the skies for the last time, has Cape Canaveral seen such excitement.

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Human spaceflight and exploration image of the week: Columbus sits in Space Shuttle Atlantis, ready for launch

Today in History for February 3rd

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Highlights of this day in history: the 'day the music died' during early rock 'n roll; the Luna 9 probe lands on the Moon; the first woman to pilot a Space Shuttle; painter Norman Rockwell and composer Felix Mendelssohn born. (Feb. 3)        

Human Waste Could Help Astronauts Grow Food in Space

Packing a space shuttle for flight isn’t quite like stocking a car for a road trip. Everything on board is a precious and relatively finite resource—you can’t pull off at a highway rest stop to replenish the snacks. The quarters areShow More Summary

Teacher killed in space shuttle Challenger disaster honored

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has proclaimed a day in tribute to a local teacher who died in the NASA space shuttle Challenger disaster decades ago. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu (soo-NOO'-noo) said Sunday would be known as Christa...Show More Summary

Teacher killed in space shuttle Challenger disaster honored

New Hampshire has proclaimed a day in tribute to a local teacher who died in the NASA space shuttle Challenger disaster decades ago.

NASA honors 7 killed on space shuttle Columbia 15 years ago

NASA honored the seven astronauts killed aboard shuttle Columbia 15 years ago, with a special musical tribute Thursday by the son of Israel's first astronaut.

Researchers use simulations to study brain damage from bomb blasts and materials for space shuttles

Explosions produce unique patterns of injury seldom seen outside combat. They have the potential to cause life-threatening injuries and take a particular toll on the brain.

From the Archives: Rocket test rumbles Santa Susana Field Laboratory

On Feb. 4, 1985, staff photographer Joel Lugavere covered the test of a NASA space shuttle engine. This image accompanied staff writer Allan Jalon's article in the Feb. 11, 1985, Los Angeles Times that began: In a concrete bunker on a crest in the Santa Susana Mountains, two men peer through binoculars...

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Women of Nasa Lego Set, Xbox Live Gold Membership, Mechanical Keyboard, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –LEGO Ideas Women of Nasa 21312 Building Kit (231 Piece) – $24.99 $20.97 –LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066...Show More Summary

John Young obituary

American astronaut who led the first US space shuttle mission and was the ninth man to walk on the moon The astronaut John Young, who has died aged 87, was the ninth man to walk on the moon, as commander of Nasa’s Apollo 16 mission in 1972, and landed the first US space shuttle in 1981. Show More Summary

NASA is cautiously moving ahead with manned flights by SpaceX and Boeing

The last time astronauts were able to get a direct flight from the U.S. to the stars was in 2011 when Space Shuttle Atlantis flew its last mission. That could change soon with both Boeing and SpaceX working to convince NASA that they...Show More Summary

Blast off in a 'shuttle' and touch moon rock in Florida

Captivated by space, Ash Bhardwaj fulfills his childhood dream of seeing a Space Shuttle - and even meets astronaut Ken Cameron, who piloted Atlantis twice - at Florida's out-of-this-world attraction.

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