• Project Orion would gather Two thirds of propellant as it went so that All major moons of Saturn or Jupiter could be visited with a mass ratio less than 2.

    Updated: 2014-04-19 08:58:59
    skip to main skip to sidebar Pages Home April 18, 2014 Project Orion would gather Two thirds of propellant as it went so that All major moons of Saturn or Jupiter could be visited with a mass ratio less than 2. Email This BlogThis Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest Tweet Centauri Dreams has a look back at the Orion Project plans to fly to . Enceladus Project Orion was the rocket that was use about 800 small nuclear bombs for propulsion . It would drop each one through a hold in a massive metal donut pusher plate . Project Orion was intended to loft 1600 tons to low-Earth orbit , or in its advanced version , 1300 tons to a landing on one of Saturn’s moons . The moon that most drew Freeman Dyson’s eye in 1958 was tiny . Enceladus Each Bomb was only one third of the weight

  • Fallen

    Updated: 2014-04-19 08:41:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) The solitary Jeffrey Pine atop Sentinel Dome was immortalized by a photo taken by Ansel Adams in 1940 (easy to "google"). The tree died in 1977 and eventually fell in 2003. In this image I captured last week, lays whatever tourists and the weather have left of this legendary tree.

  • SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Falcon Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch

    Updated: 2014-04-19 07:31:23
    The powerful SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that launched successfully on a cargo delivery run for NASA bound for the Space Station on Friday, April 18, from Cape Canaveral, Fla, also had a key secondary objective for the company aimed at experimenting with eventually recovering the rockets first stage via the use of landing legs and […]

  • SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Falcon Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch

    Updated: 2014-04-19 07:31:23
    Home Become a Member Contact Forum Guide to Space Log In Photos Privacy Space Carnival Subscribe Universe Today Remove this ad SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Falcon Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch by Ken Kremer on April 19, 2014 Want to stay on top of all the space news Follow universetoday on Twitter Blastoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 18, 2014. Credit : Alan Walters AmericaSpace The powerful SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that launched successfully on a cargo delivery run for NASA bound for the Space Station on Friday , April 18, from Cape Canaveral Fla , also had a key secondary objective for the company aimed at experimenting with eventually recovering the rockets first stage via the use of landing legs and leading to

  • Scaled Composites’ Aircraft Keep Getting Larger

    Updated: 2014-04-19 07:19:54
    Parabolic Arc: The Think Big image was initially created to show the progression of a selection of Scaled Composite’s projects. (Courtesy of Scaled Composites, LLC)

  • Comet ISON over Golden Gate

    Updated: 2014-04-19 07:03:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Clickhere to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Comet ISON over San Francisco's Golden Gate BridgeStars and comet are digitally enhanced. Under normal circumstances, the skyglow would not allow you to see them so clearly as in this image.

  • Half Dome

    Updated: 2014-04-19 07:01:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Clickhere to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) A classic. Yosemite's majestic Half Dome at sunset from Glacier Point. An impossible shot this time of the year unless you're willing to hike 16 miles (25.7km) of snowed road on foot. Better wait for spring... Or not!

  • Golden Gate Moon

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:57:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Clickhere to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge during a full moon night.

  • Night Shift

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:57:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) "General Sherman", the largest tree in the world. Sequoia National Park, California. April 2013.

  • Night watch

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:55:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) A view of "General Sherman", the largest tree in the world, illuminated by moonlight. Sequoia National Park, California. April 2013.

  • Fog Triangle

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:37:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Somewhere in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California

  • Fire in the Hole

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:36:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Sometime in November 2013 I went back to this famous beach in Big Sur, California where the weeks surrounding the winter solstice, the sun sets right behind the arch and the rays create this cool "firehole" effect (assuming no clouds in the horizon or fog).

  • Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe and Mount Tallac

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:31:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe and Mount Tallac.

  • Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

    Updated: 2014-04-19 06:28:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Emerald Bay at night, Lake Tahoe, California

  • SpaceX Reports Successful Splashdown of Falcon 9 First Stage

    Updated: 2014-04-19 05:55:26
    Parabolic Arc: Flight computers continued transmitting for 8 seconds after reaching the water. Stopped when booster went horizontal. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 19, 2014

  • Half Moon of an eclipsed Moon

    Updated: 2014-04-19 04:18:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) An image of the eclipsed Moon from Yosemite Valley. This is a combination of two images of the same landscape at different exposure times (NOT a composite of two unrelated landscapes!!!)

  • Eclipse Above

    Updated: 2014-04-19 04:17:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Click here to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) Lunar Eclipse over Yosemite Valley, April 14, 2014

  • Lunar Eclipse 2014

    Updated: 2014-04-19 04:15:00
    Deep Sky Colors - Astrophotography by Rogelio Bernal Andreo: Clickhere to buy a high-quality print of this image (many sizes and media options) There was a party in Yosemite Valley the night of the lunar eclipse on April 14, 2014. Unexpected, but cool.... Here's a little panorama I captured last night during the lunar eclipse from the floor of the valley.

  • SpaceX Dragon Captured on Film in Orbit Over Paris 25 Minutes After Launch

    Updated: 2014-04-19 01:36:45
    We need to say it: astrophotographer Thierry Legault has done it again! Here’s an absolutely fantastic capture of the SpaceX Dragon capsule just 25 minutes after it launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, as it passed over Europe. Here, Legault captured footage of Dragon crossing the Big Dipper as seen from Paris at 19:50 […]

  • SpaceX Commercial Dragon Resupply Ship Thunders to Space Bound for ISS and Easter Sunday Berthing – Photo Gallery

    Updated: 2014-04-18 23:28:33
    A mighty SpaceX rocket carrying the firms commercial Dragon resupply ship loaded with nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science instruments and critical supplies thundered to space this afternoon on a two day journey bound for the International Space Station. The Dragon vessel launched atop the 20 story tall, upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch […]

  • Ancient Martian Life May Be Preserved in Glass

    Updated: 2014-04-18 23:06:01
    When large asteroids or comets strike the Earth — as they have countless times throughout our planet’s history — the energy released in the event creates an enormous amount of heat, enough to briefly melt rock and soil at the impact site. That molten material quickly cools, trapping organic material and bits of plants and preserving them inside […]

  • Weekly Space Hangout – April 18, 2014: Another Earth, Dragon Launch, LADEE Impact

    Updated: 2014-04-18 19:53:05
    Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Casey Dreier, Brian Koberlein, Jason Major, Sondy Springmann, David Dickinson (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – April 18, 2014: Another Earth, Dragon Launch, LADEE Impact (100 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: exoplanets, June Lyrid Meteor Shower, LADEE, LRO, lunar […]

  • NASA’s Highly Productive LADEE Dust Explorer Probe Crashes into the Moon as Planned

    Updated: 2014-04-18 18:43:55
    NASA’s LADEE lunar orbiting dust and atmosphere explorer probe has bitten the dust and crashed into the Moon’s surface exactly as planned following a fabulously successful and groundbreaking science mission that exceeded all expectations. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the far side of the Moon sometime overnight between 12:30-1:22 a.m. […]

  • Watch SpaceX launch live

    Updated: 2014-04-18 18:22:43
    Science Buzz Be a part of the Buzz Register or log in Site Navigation Site Navigation Blog Topics What’s in the Mississippi Get all the dirt on compost KAYSC Heritage Crew Future Earth Archive Features Object of the Month Scientist on the Spot Changing Seasons Browse Images Browse Tags Community Latest comments Contribute Buzz points Scientists Teachers Community Guidelines Member Gallery Exhibit Buzz kiosks About Where is Science Buzz Awards Credits Your feedback will help us improve this website Copyright Information Privacy Help On this day Watch SpaceX launch live by mdr on Apr . 18th , 2014 Up and away : SpaceX's Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch . today Courtesy Maggie Osterberg via Fiickr Graphic by Mark Ryan The scheduled launch of SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket is a go for today at 2:25

  • NASA's Kepler-Mission Scientists' Insights and Comments on Discovery of 1st Earth-Sized Planet in Habitable Zone

    Updated: 2014-04-18 16:56:40
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Epic Discovery NASA Announces First Earth-Size Planet Found That Could Support Life Main April 18, 2014 NASA's Kepler-Mission Scientists' Insights and Comments on Discovery of 1st Earth-Sized Planet in Habitable Zone Whether we are an extremely rare fluke a phenomenon that only happens once in a universe or in a galaxy teeming with life is a very basic question not only of science , but of our existence , said Dimitar Sasselov a planetary astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics who was not involved in the discovery . It’s the first time in human history we have a good shot at answering that question , and that’s very exciting . This is really a tip-of-the-iceberg discovery ,

  • SpaceX Dragon launch to ISS Marches Towards April 18 Liftoff after Helium Leak Forces Scrub – Watch Live

    Updated: 2014-04-17 22:47:54
    NASA and SpaceX are marching forward towards a Friday, April 18 liftoff attempt for the Falcon 9 rocket sending a commercial Dragon cargo craft on the company’s third resupply mission to the International Space Station following the scrubbed launch attempt on Monday, April 14 – forced by the discovery of a Helium gas leak inside […]

  • Epic Discovery! NASA Announces First Earth-Size Planet Found That Could Support Life

    Updated: 2014-04-17 18:43:12
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Getting Closer and Closer Kepler Mission Findings Reveal Alien Star Systems in a Milky Way Teeming with Planets Main NASA's Kepler-Mission Scientists' Insights and Comments on Discovery of 1st Earth-Sized Planet in Habitable Zone April 17, 2014 Epic Discovery NASA Announces First Earth-Size Planet Found That Could Support Life This is really a tip-of-the-iceberg discovery , said study co-author Jason Rowe , an astronomer at the SETI Institute in Mountain View , Calif . who spent a year analyzing data gathered by  NASA s Kepler Space Telescope that led to finding the planet known as Kepler-186f . We can infer that other ones are likely to exist . And that’s going to be the job of future missions to find

  • "Getting Closer and Closer" --Kepler Mission Findings Reveal Alien Star Systems in a Milky Way Teeming with Planets

    Updated: 2014-04-17 16:00:00
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy New Kepler-Mission Discovery Livestreamed by NASA Today 2 PM EDT Is It a Twin Earth Main Epic Discovery NASA Announces First Earth-Size Planet Found That Could Support Life April 17, 2014 Getting Closer and Closer Kepler Mission Findings Reveal Alien Star Systems in a Milky Way Teeming with Planets Five years ago today , on March 6, 2009, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope rocketed into the night skies to find planets around other stars within a field of view 1 400th the size of the Milky Way in search of potentially habitable worlds . Since then , Kepler has unveiled a whole new side of our galaxy one that is teeming with planets . Because of Kepler we now know that most stars have planets , Earth-sized

  • New Kepler-Mission Discovery Livestreamed by NASA Today 2 PM EDT --Is It a Twin Earth?

    Updated: 2014-04-17 14:30:00
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Diverging Evolution of Early Earth and Mars Revealed by Meteorites Main Getting Closer and Closer Kepler Mission Findings Reveal Alien Star Systems in a Milky Way Teeming with Planets April 17, 2014 New Kepler-Mission Discovery Livestreamed by NASA Today 2 PM EDT Is It a Twin Earth NASA will host a news teleconference at 11 a.m . PDT 2 p.m . EDT Thursday , April 17, to announce a new discovery made by its planet-hunting mission , the Kepler Space Telescope The journal Science has embargoed the findings until the time of the news conference . For a detailed background briefing , see our post  Getting Closer and Closer Kepler Mission Findings Reveal Alien Star Systems in a Milky Way Teeming with Planets

  • Diverging Evolution of Early Earth and Mars Revealed by Meteorites

    Updated: 2014-04-17 14:14:13
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy The Universe May be Permeated by an as Yet Unknown Field Main New Kepler-Mission Discovery Livestreamed by NASA Today 2 PM EDT Is It a Twin Earth April 17, 2014 Diverging Evolution of Early Earth and Mars Revealed by Meteorites Geologists who analyzed 40 meteorites that fell to Earth from Mars unlocked secrets of the Martian atmosphere hidden in the chemical signatures of these ancient rocks . The results will help guide researchers’ next steps in understanding whether life exists , or has ever existed , on Mars and how water—now absent from the Martian surface—flowed there in the past . Their study shows that the atmospheres of Mars and Earth diverged in important ways very early in the 4.6 billion

  • "Number of Potentially Habitable Planets in the Milky Way May Be Double" --NASA

    Updated: 2014-04-16 16:28:08
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Saturn's Rings Do They Reveal the Creation of a New Moon Main The Universe May be Permeated by an as Yet Unknown Field April 16, 2014 Number of Potentially Habitable Planets in the Milky Way May Be Double NASA New findings may have the effect of expanding that perceived habitable zone by 10 to 20 percent , almost doubling the number of potentially habitable planets in our galaxy . A fluctuating tilt in a planet’s orbit does not preclude the possibility of life , according to astronomers at the University of Washington , Utah’s Weber State University and NASA . In fact , sometimes it helps . These tilt-a-worlds , as astronomers sometimes call them turned from their orbital plane by the influence of

  • SuperEarths with Exposed Continents Boost Probability of Extraterrestrial Life

    Updated: 2014-04-15 14:15:00
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Saturn's Enigmatic Hexagon Yields Clues to the Hydrogen-Gas Giant's Hidden Atmosphere Main Saturn's Rings Do They Reveal the Creation of a New Moon April 15, 2014 SuperEarths with Exposed Continents Boost Probability of Extraterrestrial Life Massive Earth-like planets that have both continents and oceans may be better at harboring extraterrestrial life than those that are water-only worlds . A new study gives hope for the possibility that many super-Earth planets orbiting distant stars have exposed continents rather than just water-covered . surfaces Super-Earths likely have more stable climates as compared to water-worlds , and therefore larger habitable zones where alien life could thrive . In the new

  • NASA Refutes Rumors that Source of Mars' Flash of Light is Alien Life

    Updated: 2014-04-11 14:57:43
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy The Daily Galaxy' Twitter Followers Soar Above 300,000 Main Strange Quark Stars Does One Actually Exist in a Nearby Supernova April 11, 2014 NASA Refutes Rumors that Source of Mars' Flash of Light is Alien Life Since Curiosity landed on Mars in 2012, there have been several rumors that evidence has been found of Martian life in the forms of fossils , statues and even a carved alien skull and that NASA has covered up the existence of alien life on the . planet Adding the list this week , NASA has denied claims that a flash of light in a photo taken by Curiosity , is proof that the rover has found alien life as rumored on many UFO websites . The photos , taken by Curiosity on the 2nd and 3rd of April ,

  • Colossal Asteroid Impact 3.3 Billion Years Ago --"Dwarfed the Dinosaur-Extinction Event"

    Updated: 2014-04-10 15:46:19
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Mars' Crater Landing Site for NASA's Spirit Rover Harbored an Ancient Lake Main The Daily Galaxy' Twitter Followers Soar Above 300,000 April 10, 2014 Colossal Asteroid Impact 3.3 Billion Years Ago Dwarfed the Dinosaur-Extinction Event We knew it was big , but we didn’t know how big , Donald Lowe , a geologist at Stanford University . said A massive asteroid almost as wide as Rhode Island and about three to five times larger than the rock thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs slams into Earth . The collision punches a crater into the planet’s crust that’s nearly 500 kilometers about 300 miles across : greater than the distance from Washington , D.C . to New York City , and up to two and a half times

  • Extinct Galaxy Observed Orbiting Milky Way --"A Fossil of the Early Universe"

    Updated: 2014-04-09 11:20:00
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Massive Galaxies of Early Universe Powered by Black Holes Reveal the Nature of Dark Energy Main Image of the Day : Sparkling Blue Ring of Cosmic Relics April 09, 2014 Extinct Galaxy Observed Orbiting Milky Way A Fossil of the Early Universe Thirteen billion years ago our universe was dark . There were neither stars nor galaxies there was only hydrogen gas left over after the Big Bang . This early universe was hot and ionized . But as the universe expanded , it cooled , and 380,000 years after the Big Bang , protons joined electrons to make neutral hydrogen atoms , which block light . As stars and galaxies evolved whose radiation ionized the universe anew , allowing light to speed through space unimpeded

  • NASA video of recent solar flares

    Updated: 2014-04-07 20:33:15
    Science Buzz Be a part of the Buzz Register or log in Site Navigation Site Navigation Blog Topics What’s in the Mississippi Get all the dirt on compost KAYSC Heritage Crew Future Earth Archive Features Object of the Month Scientist on the Spot Changing Seasons Browse Images Browse Tags Community Latest comments Contribute Buzz points Scientists Teachers Community Guidelines Member Gallery Exhibit Buzz kiosks About Where is Science Buzz Awards Credits Your feedback will help us improve this website Copyright Information Privacy Help Science links NASA video of recent solar flares by mdr on Apr . 07th , 2014 I'm certain this must mean winter is finally over but I'm not . optimistic : Average Select rating Poor Okay Good Great Awesome No votes yet All tags Tags nasa the sun solar flares space

  • Dr. John Lewis Wins National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering

    Updated: 2014-04-07 18:05:37
    The National Space Society takes great pleasure in awarding a 2014 Space Pioneer Award in the Science and Engineering category to Dr. John S. Lewis.  This award is in recognition of his major contributions to the study of the formation … Continue reading →

  • Ironic

    Updated: 2014-04-07 00:53:51
    So I’m sitting in a friends yard watching the Blue Angels give it their best at the Sun-N-fun fly in thinking about how to modify their propulsion while all the people around me are oohing and aahing. Same with the … Continue reading →

  • New Bacteria Discovery --"Implications for Organisms on Earth and Worlds Beyond"

    Updated: 2014-04-04 14:55:53
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy Image of the Day : Galactic City at the Edge of the Universe Main Cosmos : A Spacetime Odyssey Hiding in the Light More In-Depth on Episode 5 April 04, 2014 New Bacteria Discovery Implications for Organisms on Earth and Worlds Beyond If all organisms on Earth synthesize L-amino acids , where do D-amino acids come from Amino acids have the property of being able to spontaneously flip from one form to another , a process called racemization . Racemization is very slow . Most organisms do not live long enough for this process to kill the proteins and , ultimately , the organisms themselves . In soils , however , amino acids can be sequestered for thousands or even millions of years , allowing racemization

  • Mercury's Volcanic Activity Lasted Billions of Years --A Surprising New Finding

    Updated: 2014-04-03 16:19:31
    The Daily Galaxy Great Discoveries Channel : Sci , Space , Tech Follow the Daily Galaxy ESA's ExoMars Landing Sites Narrowed to Four In Search for Ancient Organic Matter Main Mystery Signal from Center of Milky Way Does It Come from Dark Matter Sources April 03, 2014 Mercury's Volcanic Activity Lasted Billions of Years A Surprising New Finding Mercury is the last of the classical planets , the planets known to the astronomers of Egypt and Greece and Rome and the Far East . It’s an object that has captivated the imagination and the attention of astronomers for millennia . Mercury has always been a bit of an oddball as the only planet in the Solar System that does not follow a basically circular orbit . 0160 The surface of Mercury crackled with volcanic explosions for extended periods of the

  • The Space Elevator Blog celebrates 8 years!

    Updated: 2014-04-01 22:28:37
    Yes, today this blog celebrates its 8th anniversary - it’s hard to believe that I’ve been doing this for such a long time… Much has happened in the Space Elevator field since I first began my missives.  In no particular order they are: The Space Elevator Games - this joint venture between NASA and the Spaceward Foundation [...]

  • So Close, Yet So Far Away: Dawn’s Trajectory Explained

    Updated: 2014-04-01 01:59:59
    By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. Artist’s concept depicting the Dawn spacecraft thrusting with its ion propulsion system as it travels from Vesta (lower right) to Ceres (upper left). The galaxies in [...]

  • Slice of History: Analytical Chemistry Lab

    Updated: 2014-03-31 22:57:18
    By Julie Cooper Each month in “Slice of History” we feature a historical photo from the JPL Archives. See more historical photos and explore the JPL Archives at https://beacon.jpl.nasa.gov/. Analytical Chemistry Lab — Photograph number P-53B In 1952, the majority of the 1,000 employees at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory were men, and most of the women working on [...]

  • March 2014 ISEC eNewsletter released

    Updated: 2014-03-31 18:35:36
    The latest issue of the ISEC eNewsletter has just been released.  Lots of good information in this issue including how to register for the upcoming 2014 Space Elevator Conference (you ARE going, aren’t you?), updates on the ISEC Research Committee, ISEC being a supporter of the upcoming NSS/ISDC conference and more. Check it out here. And remember, [...]

  • Orbital’s Antares/Cygnus Team Wins National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award for Science and Engineering

    Updated: 2014-03-31 15:11:44
    The National Space Society takes great pleasure in awarding a 2014 Space Pioneer Award for the Science and Engineering category to Orbital Science Corporation’s Antares/Cygnus Team. The National Space Society will present the Space Pioneer Award to Mr. Frank Mauro, … Continue reading →

  • www.spaceelevatoronline.com

    Updated: 2014-03-27 01:21:05
    Hey, a new Space Elevator website?  Oh happy day! Surely with a URL like www.spaceelevatoronline.com, this is a Space Elevator related site?  Maybe a blog, like this one, or some other technical site?  Perhaps a Q&A site where you can ask questions about a Space Elevator and get answers? Sadly, no… This is the home for a new [...]

  • Register for ISDC 2014 Now! Prices Go Up April 1

    Updated: 2014-03-26 14:12:33
    International Space Development Conference 2014 Registration goes up April 1. Now is the time to Register for what promises to be a truly extraordinary Conference.  Our Living in Space Track includes presentations from a variety of different disciplines ranging from … Continue reading →

  • SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell Wins National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award for Entrepreneurial Business

    Updated: 2014-03-25 21:26:37
    The National Space Society takes great pleasure in awarding its 2014 Space Pioneer Award for the Entrepreneurial Business category to SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne R. Shotwell. NSS will present the Space Pioneer Award to Mrs. Shotwell on … Continue reading →

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