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Orion Space Mission

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  • Republicans tell Rubio that Obama is responsible for all that ails NASA

     
    Like so many candidates before him, Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Marco Rubio today made the mandatory pilgrimage to Florida's Space Coast to learn of the concerns and the frustrations seizing NASA's Kennedy Space Center and local aerospace co...
  • NASA’s manned-space program is ‘adrift’ and its future is on the line

     
    The U.S. Senate commerce committee is holding a hearing this morning to talk about NASA's proposed $19 billion budget and whether the agency a. will get that much money from a deficit-spooked Congress; and b. whether even that amount will be enough to...
  • NASA to keep ‘Orion’ crew capsule

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA today made official what the space community had anticipated for months: that the agency would keep developing the Orion crew capsule — once part of the now-defunct Constellation moon program — as NASA’s next...
  • Nice Orion graphic from Space.com

     
    On Wednesday, NASA announced that the Orion space capsule of Constellation fame — rechristened  the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle now that Constellation is behind us — will be its crew capsule of choice for a new generation of deep-space missions...
  • Infographic: A look at NASA’s new manned spacecraft

     
    The folks at Space.com put together this infographic on the Muti-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), which NASA announced would be America's next manned spacecraft after the retirement of the space shuttle fleet. It uses plans for the Orion Crew Vehicle...
  • NASA administrator Bolden defends future manned space flight plans

     
    In a speech delivered Friday before the National Press Club in Washington D.C., NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden declared that American leadership in space will continue. Bolden, at right in a NASA photo by Bill Ingalls, chastised nay-sayers who claim...
  • As Atlantis awaits launch, NASA, companies push ‘What’s next?’

     
    With hundreds of space journalists crowding Kennedy Space Center Press Site getting ready to cover the launch of the final space shuttle, Atlantis, NASA and several private companies are lining up to show off what's next. – Thursday morning, NASA...
  • Apollo astronauts take aim at White House

     
    WASHINGTON — NASA’s decision this month to move forward with a big new rocket hasn’t stopped criticism of the White House from some corners of the space community, including Apollo luminaries Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan who spoke...
  • Lesa Roe on NASA's new rocket

    Lesa Roe on NASA's new rocket
    NASA Langley Director Lesa Roe sent the following note to Langley employees today following NASA headquarter's announcement of a new NASA rocket.   Yesterday the Administrator revealed the design for the new space launch system (SLS) that will give...
  • Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule

    Sneak Peek At NASA's New Capsule
    Long are the days of space shuttles and rocket launches...meet Orion! It's the newest toy NASA’s developed as part of their deep space exploration program mand it's got some pretty impressive perks. The old space shuttle program cost nearly $2-...
  • NASA: Destination Mars

    NASA: Destination Mars
    Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. Its mission: To explore strange new worlds... To seek out new life; new civilizations... To boldly go where no one has gone before! That`s NASA`s mission even though...
  • NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle

    NASA's Shuttle Launches Come Full Circle
    After a short delay thanks to the Florida weather NASA's final shuttle launched marking the end of an era. The shuttle Atlantis is carrying the 4-person crew to the International Space Station though it's a bit un-nerving to think the success of the...