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Posted On 16 May 2013 By Brad Molen. Under: Uncategorized.
Remember CASIS, the folks in charge of granting the public access to the national lab onboard the International Space Station, who were looking for the next great research project to send into space? Well, CASIS is still in the process of choosing...
Posted On 11 May 2013 By James Trew. Under: Uncategorized.
Yesterday NASA reported that an ammonia leak had been discovered on the ISS. Astronauts Tom Marshburn and Chris Cassidy are embarking on an emergency spacewalk to fix the problem. NASA TV is broadcasting the walk live, and you can follow along on ...
Posted On 10 May 2013 By Sharif Sakr. Under: Uncategorized.
The International Space Station has been a font of good news and scientific progress since it received its first human residents at the start of the millennium, but now it may be starting to show its age. The current crew reported seeing damage to...
Posted On 05 May 2013 By Mat Smith. Under: Uncategorized.
Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages. This week's After Math appears to have taken on a comic book theme. Want to make your own Thor hammer? How about your ...
Posted On 04 May 2013 By Sean Buckley. Under: Uncategorized.
Ideally, Astronauts want to return to Earth in fully functional space capsules, but sometimes things can go awry. That's why NASA is making a point of testing the Orion spacecraft's parachute deployment system for failures. The team's latest parac...
Posted On 02 May 2013 By Ben Gilbert. Under: Uncategorized.
NASA wants your words, preferably a haiku. It might go to Mars! Filed under: Transportation, Science, Internet, Alt Comments Via: NPR Source: NASA
Posted On 02 May 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
It's been a particularly good week for Sir Richard Branson. SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's sub-orbital peoplecarrier broke the sound barrier for the first time, and Virgin America began service into San Jose, California. Sir Richard was in town t...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
Americans like to tease Canadians about their colorful (and often animal-themed) money, but we think the tables might just have turned. When the Bank of Canada issues a new $5 polymer bill this November, one side will include both the Canadarm2 an...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013 By Joseph Volpe. Under: Uncategorized.
Attention, amateur space cadets! If you've ever wanted to swing on a star or see one up close, consider this proof positive Virgin Galactic's that much closer to making your dreams come true. SpaceShipTwo, its inventively named commercial vehicle ...
Posted On 21 Apr 2013 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
SpaceX may be the only private outfit currently shepherding cargo to the International Space Station, but Orbital Sciences, which is the second party in NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services effort, is taking a step towards its own ISS...