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NASA Provides New Details of Future Human Asteroid Exploration Mission

September 12th, 2013

  Experts within NASA and outside are making strides in their plans for a bold Asteroid Retrieval Mission, a joint robotic and human enterprise that would take U. S. explorers beyond low Earth orbit for the first time since the final Apollo mission to the moon. The series of space flights, which would unfold by […]

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Orbital Sciences Poised to Become Space Station Commercial Cargo Provider

September 7th, 2013

The Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares/Cygnus rocket and cargo capsule was cleared Wednesday for a Sept. 17 lift off on a milestone demonstration re-supply mission to the six person International Space Station, following a NASA led flight readiness review. Lift off of the two stage Antares rocket from the new Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at the Wallops […]

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George Washington University Experts Express Concerns Over U.S. Human Space Flight Future

August 30th, 2013

  Portions of U. S.  space policy focused on the future of human space exploration are seriously adrift, according to two George Washington University experts in the field. The declarations from Scott Pace, the director of GWU’s Space Policy Institute and a former NASA associate administrator for program analysis and evaluation, and John Logsdon, founder […]

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Space Center Houston Exhibit to Feature NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, Orbiter Replica

August 24th, 2013

The Boeing Co. is partnered with Space Center Houston to develop a unique $12 million educational display commemorating NASA’s space shuttle era. The Shuttle and 747 Carrier Project is expected to open in 2015 at Space Center Houston, the official visitor’s center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The new display will couple NASA 905, a […]

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Administrator Charles Bolden Welcomes Eight New Astronauts to NASA

August 20th, 2013

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden greeted eight new astronaut candidates at the Johnson Space Center in Houston on Tuesday, the first of their profession to join the space agency in four years. The four men and four women will train for two years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center before they become eligible for flight assignments aboard […]

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Sally Ride: Among Newest Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

August 10th, 2013

  Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, will become a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest honor for those who have made meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of theUnited States. President Obama made the announcement Aug. 8.   Ride and 15 others will be honored for […]

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