Tag Archives: NASA

Shuttle 747 transport leaves Dryden for final time

                  The iconic image original glide test of ¬†Shuttle Enterprise as it floated away from the 747 almost forty years ago featured…

NASA Reacts to European Discovery of Earth Size Planet, Embarrassment?

NASA issues a statement about the Alpha Centuri Exoplanet Discovery, are they a little embarrassed? As reported by KnowledgeOrb earlier this week an Earth sized exoplanet was discovered orbiting our…

Is JWST out of focus or have we lost our vision?

JWST a Mirror into NASA’s Future? The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)could prove to be one if the most important missions that not just NASA but mankind has ever undertaken….

Neil Armstrong, American Hero passes at 82

Today Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the Moon passed. He died from complications related to heart surgery at age 82. “While we mourn the loss of a very…

Kepler Failure Interrupts Science Data Collection

Kepler Hardware Failure causes it to temporarily stop observations The Kepler Satellite, known for many discoveries of planets outside of our solar system, has experienced the failure of one of…

Space Station Cargo Ship Docking Attempt To Air On NASA TV

WASHINGTON — As part of NASA’s ongoing live coverage of mission operations aboard the International Space Station, NASA Television will broadcast the attempted redocking of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft…

Space Launch System Passes Major Agency Review, Moves to Preliminary Design

WASHINGTON — The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday. The Space Launch System (SLS) Program completed a combined System…

Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

WASHINGTON — For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations. Nearly the…