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  1. NASA makes SHOCK discovery on Pluto after staggering images caught on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Daily Star

    In case you didn't know, NASA's New Horizons space craft made its flyby past Pluto this week, and the internet went crazy over it. Cue the memes.


  2. Blast Off! Learn more about space at Indy Children's MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... the challenges of exercise in space. Children are invited to crawl into a tiny area to tighten some bolts on a space craft. They can help a plant survive in outer space by changing the levels of light, water and nutrients. They can learn how and ...


  3. Astronauts Have Been Celebrating Thanksgiving in Space Since 1973. Here's HowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Time

    ... ham and potatoes, chicken and rice, beef stew, and tuna salad.) The astronauts of Apollo 8, the first manned space craft to orbit the moon, enjoyed a specially packed dish of turkey on Christmas day , while the crew of the later Apollo 12 mission, ...


  4. Westworld: Dr. Ford's Gigantic World Sculpting Machine Is A Real ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | /film

    ... 1995. The monster of a machine has passed NASA's Crawler-Transporter, used to move the space shuttle and Apollo space craft as the biggest landbound machine of all time according to the Guiness Book Of World Records. It cost $100 million to build, ...


  5. Mars, here we come: Breaking down the most advanced spacecraft in human historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Mashable

    ... separates a Low Earth Orbit spacecraft - one with the luxury of returning home in a matter of hours - and a deep space craft that will exist autonomously for up to three years. In addition, the aerospace company has a leg-up in the planning phase of ...


  6. Moon, meteors star in October's night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... with Venus and Antares on Oct. 27. Sept. 30 was the last day of the Rosetta Mission when our favourite orbiting space craft drops onto the surface of Comet 67P, joining the lander Philae, so now two crafts are permanently on the surface of the comet ...


  7. Rocket Crafters shoots for weekly launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Florida Today

    ... Nevada and began making its own version of hybrid rockets. An even earlier version of Virgin's tourists-to-space craft exploded during a test flight of its hybrid engine in 2007. "What makes our rockets unique amongst everyone else is that we have ...


  8. Artificial StupidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Marine News

    ... is launched. It mostly works now-a-days, but that was not true previously. Even after a successful launch, the space craft is monitored closely by a large team of experts who continually analyze the data and make corrections as needed. They are also ...


  9. NASA takes another step toward Mars with engine testRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... loud." Wofford says he's absolutely committed to helping get the launch system ready for launching the Orion space craft in 2018, and to the red planet in the 2030's. "We are going to Mars, and today is a step toward that. I'm really excited to be ...


  10. License for Virgin space tourism to blast offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 |

    ... be treated to a view of Earth against the black backdrop of space. On Monday the new version of the company's space craft, which was unveiled in February, completed its first taxi test on a runway at the Mojave, California, airport. Virgin ...


  11. Sierra Nevada lifts curtain on Dream Chaser space-cargo taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... The craft, which the company is boasting as the replacement to the space shuttle, is surprisingly small - for a space craft, at least. It's 30-feet long and about 25-feet wide. "When I first saw Dream Chaser, I was like, 'Oh my gosh, it's so small,' ...


  12. Defending America For 75 Years At Redstone ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... and give humans a permanent presence in space. Work continues every day at Redstone Arsenal on a new manned space craft, and other high-tech hardware for the military. Every soldier, every American is touched by what happens at the Arsenal. That is ...


  13. Looking Back: July 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    - NASA gave the shuttle Discovery a majestic Fourth of July send off and said early signs showed the space craft was in good shape, despite once again being struck by the flying foam that has plagued the program. The first-ever Independence Day ...


  14. Marshall Space Flight Center & Shuttle program a huge part of Redstone Arsenal's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... planet. The space shuttle main engine," said McCool. A main engine that will be part of America's next manned space craft, the SLS. By the way, it's managed at Marshall. Marshall began with some 4,600 people who moved over from the Army Ballistic ...


  15. Kalpana Chawla was a great friend, Modi invitation an honour, says Sunita WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... collaboration, Williams said, "Right now that is not my field of expertise. I am sort of heads down in a new space craft that we're building here. But, I have had the opportunity to go to India and talk to many people who are very interested in ...


  16. Kalpana was a great friend, mentor says Sunita WilliamsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 |

    ... collaboration, Williams said, "Right now that is not my field of expertise. I am sort of heads down in a new space craft that were building here. But, have had the opportunity to go to India and talk to many people who are very interested in space ...


  17. Winder native plays crucial role in NASA's push for commercialized travel in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Barrow County News

    ... so we've had a lot of private industry coming in and launching," Smith explained. "So it's not just government space craft launching from here, but we've had private space craft launching as well." With these groups coming onto federal land and ...


  18. Astronaut's art exhibition is out of this worldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Iom Online

    ... off the wall and moving from one place to another without any effort at all, looking out the window of the space craft, hanging out with your crew mates, floating around the dinner table, just everything about it was awesome. 'I had very high ...


  19. India launches 'mini space shuttle' prototype,aRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | RedOrbit

    ... are both developing space travel systems. However, India is the only entity currently working with a winged space craft. , SpaceX hit a major milestone when it successfully landed one of its Falcon-9 rockets at sea after launching for the second ...


  20. India launches mini-shuttle into orbit and joins the race to build reusable spaceshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    ... companies like SpaceX are also experimenting with reusable rockets. India has already launched a Mars orbiter space craft and the country is putting significant investment into its space program. It hopes to have a full-scale version of the space ...