Space shuttle

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Name: Space shuttle
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

SpaceX achieves controlled landing of Falcon 9 first stage

SpaceX says it made two key strides toward the eventual reusability of the Falcon 9 rocket this week with the controlled splashdown of the rocket's first stage in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and the successful first flight of a booster prototype from ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 20 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Emirati competition winner set to get seat on Virgin space shuttle worth $250,000

One lucky person stands to win the trip of a lifetime in a new competition: a journey into space worth $250,000.Abu Dhabi government’s investment firm, Aabar, is planning an out-of-this-world contest in cooperation with Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic ... [Published 7 Days in Dubai - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Abu Dhabi Police ring up huge tally of emergency calls from public in 2014

Abu Dhabi Police received more than 860,000 emergency calls to their operations room in the past three months.Traffic and crime-related notifications were the largest proportion, with 235,914 calls for traffic issues and 88,929 calls for crimes.Lt Col ... [Published 7 Days in Dubai - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Land Rover Partners with Virgin Galactic

By Scott CampbellL and Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic .Demonstrating their shared vision of pioneering spirit, technological innovation and sense of adventure, ... [Published Senatus - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Spaceman to land in North

THE first UK astronaut to walk in space will land in the North-East next month to inspire a new generation of scientists.Michael Foale, born in this country and now a dual British-American national, will give a talk at Durham University on Wednesday, ... [Published Durham Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Astronauts plan $250 million asteroid telescope 'to stop disaster'

Apollo astronauts warn only "blind luck" has prevented worse disasters as they push for $250 million telescope to spot asteroids on collision course with Earth As members of an elite band of cosmic explorers, they are among the few to have gone beyond ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Another suspected meteor lights up Russia's skies

The fireball, which illuminated the dark skies over the city of Murmansk a little after 2am on Saturday morning, comes as NASA prepares to present a report revealing the only thing "preventing a city-killer sized asteroid is blind luck".An Earth Day presentation ... [Published Nine MSN - Apr 20 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

These Shiny Foil Screenprints of Space History are Fantastic

-The designers at Astronomika have launched a limited edition screenprint series that they describe as their attempt to draw everything humans have sent into space . They call it "a growing compendium of beautifully crafted screenprints celebrating the ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Emergency drill at Lambert International Airport

2Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about For a moment, it looked like astronauts had landed at Lambert International Airport Saturday.Post to Facebook Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed."Se ... [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Space programs that inspire kids

Dear LA Teacher,Whatever happened to the exciting space programs of the 1950s, 60s and 70s that inspired my generation? Like Gemini, Apollo, and the Space Shuttle? This was a time when the Soviet Union sent up Sputnik, Laika the dog, and the first human ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. pays Russia despite sanctions

WASHINGTON — Regardless of ongoing sanctions over Ukraine, Russia is about to get a big infusionof cash from the U.S. government.NASA recently renewed a contract that allows Russia to ferry U.S. astronauts to theInternational Space Station.The United ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Space shuttle carrier plane heads out on Texas convoy - space - 18 April 2014

A Boeing 747 that gave piggyback rides to space shuttles is about to hit the road one last time. On 28 April, a convoy carrying the dismantled jet will begin its journey to Space Center Houston, where the plane will become the centrepiece of an 8-storey-tall ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Space shuttle, B747, NASA

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"The goal of the B612 Sentinel mission is to find and track asteroids decades before they hit Earth, allowing us to easily deflect them."
"We want to make it current and bring our guests into the future" said Space Center Houston Director of Education Melanie Johnson
In these situations, the temptation is always to say: "Yeah, it's Peter Crouch. I don't expect to make England's World Cup squad, so I came to Singapore instead."
...In a recent press release B612 Foundation CEO Ed Lu states: " This network has detected 26 multi-kiloton explosions since 2001, all of which are due to asteroid impacts. It shows that asteroid impacts are NOT rare - but actually 3-10 times more common than we previously thought. The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proof that the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a 'city-killer' sized asteroid is blind luck. The goal of the B612 Sentinel mission is to find and track asteroids decades before they hit Earth, allowing us to easily deflect them." In partnership with Ball Aerospace, the B612 Foundation will build, launch, and operate an infrared space telescope to find and track the hundreds of...

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DEATH FROM SKIES: Asteroids have missed major c... [Published Catholic Online - 1 hour ago]
Go Big or Go Home - Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Do... [Published Space Daily - 2 hours ago]
You're that ang moh, right? [Published MyPaper.sg - 4 hours ago]
Harvey Gulf Dual Fuel OSV Gets First Lockheed Tank [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 5 hours ago]
Emirati competition winner set to get seat on V... [Published 7 Days in Dubai - 8 hours ago]
Abu Dhabi Police ring up huge tally of emergenc... [Published 7 Days in Dubai - 8 hours ago]
Land Rover Partners with Virgin Galactic [Published Senatus - 14 hours ago]
SpaceX Dragon flight features soft splashdown o... [Published Examiner.com - 14 hours ago]
Harvey Gulf’s LNG-Powered OSV Gets Its Tank [Published GCaptain - 15 hours ago]
Spaceman to land in North [Published Durham Times - 18 hours ago]
Harvey Gulf’s First LNG-Powered OSV Gets Its Tank [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 19 hours ago]
The biggest threat to humanity, far bigger than... [Published Sott.net - 19 hours ago]
These Shiny Foil Screenprints of Space History ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 21 hours ago]
Emergency drill at Lambert International Airport [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - 22 hours ago]
Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise will speak at Mi... [Published Herald & Review - Apr 20 2014]
Green Hills teacher to attend Space Camp for st... [Published New Jersey Herald - Apr 20 2014]
SpaceX achieves controlled landing of Falcon 9 ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 20 2014]
Another suspected meteor lights up Russia's skies [Published Nine MSN - Apr 20 2014]
George Smoot: We mapped the embryonic universe [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
Space programs that inspire kids [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
Astronauts plan $250 million asteroid telescope... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
Smithsonian Air and Space, Udvar-Hazy Civilian ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 19 2014]
Video: Land Rover announces global partn.. [Published Salford Online - Apr 19 2014]
U.S. pays Russia despite sanctions [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 19 2014]
SpaceX supply ship begins journey to space station [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 19 2014]
Incredibe: SpaceX Dragon Capsule Video Taken fr... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 19 2014]
SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 19 2014]
Red lettuce and dinosaur germs head to space st... [Published New Scientist - Apr 18 2014]
Despite sanctions, NASA is paying Russia [Published Oregonian - Apr 18 2014]
SpaceX Dragon begins voyage to resupply space s... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 18 2014]
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Harvey Gulf Dual Fuel OSV Gets First Lockheed Tank [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 5 hours ago]
Harvey Gulf dual fuel OSV under construction at Gulf Coast Shipyard. Photo courtesy Gulf Coast Shipyard Group The first of three NASA-inspired cryogenic fuel tanks designed by Lockheed Martin for Harvey Gulf’s U.S.-flagged dual fuel OSVs has been ...
Harvey Gulf’s First LNG-Powered OSV Gets Its Tank [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 19 hours ago]
Harvey Gulf dual fuel OSV under construction at Gulf Coast Shipyard. Photo courtesy Gulf Coast Shipyard Group The first of Lockheed Martin’s new NASA-inspired LNG tanks for Harvey Gulf’s U.S.-flagged dual fuel OSVs has been delivered to the shipyard ...
The Digital Cameras NASA Sent Into Space In The... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Apr 17 2014]
Kodak Hawkeye II Tethered Imaging AccessoryCredit: James McGarvey In December 1975, a Kodak lab engineer created the first fully digital camera—and snapped a 100-by-100-pixel image to a cassette tape in 23 seconds. Fast forward a couple decades ...
Reusable rockets: Up and down and up again [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Apr 16 2014]
EVERYTHING about space flight is superlative. Even relatively modest rockets are hundreds of feet high. The biggest (the Saturn V, which launched astronauts to the Moon) remains the most powerful vehicle ever built. But space flight is superlatively ...
NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of His... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Apr 15 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A, the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began, is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site. NASA signed ...
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Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana Ava... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 19 2013]
Photo Release -- Four Northrop Grumman Employee... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 28 2013]
Astronauts Chamitoff and Garan Depart NASA [Published PR Newswire - Sep 30 2013]
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