The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:56 a.m. EST Sunday. The delivery flight was the second contracted resupply mission by the company under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. Space station Expedition 34 crew members Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn of NASA used the station’s robotic [...]
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has successfully integrated the fifth and final payload to fly aboard the STPSat-3 spacecraft when it launches from Wallops Island, Virginia, in mid-2013.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the third Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-3) for the Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO) at 1:03 p.m. EST Tuesday from Space Launch Complex-41.
Sea Launch AG has successfully launched the EUTELSAT-70B satellite from the Equator on the ocean-based Launch Platform Odyssey, completing its 2nd mission for Eutelsat and marking the completion of Sea Launch’s third and final mission in 2012.
NASA and the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) has announced that a full-scale test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft will become part of the center’s permanent collection.
New solar active region spitting out flares Public release date: 14-Jun-2012[ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Susan HendrixSusan.firstname.lastname@example.orgNASA/Goddard Space Flight Center New solar active region spitting out flares IMAGE: The Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an M1.2 class flare on June 13, 2012. The sun is shown here in teal as this is the color typically used… Click here for more information.
A camera aboard one of NASA’s twin Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) lunar spacecraft has returned its first unique view of the far side of the moon. MoonKAM, or Moon Knowledge Acquired by Middle school students, will be used by students nationwide to select lunar images for study.
The Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) on board NASA’s newest Earth-observing satellite, NPP, acquired its first measurements on Nov. 8, 2011