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Week 3 - Gravity

In the movie Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron-release in 2013, Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock, medical engineer and astronaut apprentice) and Matt Kowalski (George Clooney, Astronaut) are working on satellite project in outer space. 151 more words


On This Day In Space History

1930 – Birth of Boris Nikolayevich Belousov –  Belarusian engineer, cosmonaut, 1965-1968

1944 – Birth of Anatoli Ivanovich Dedkov – Belarusian pilot, cosmonaut, 1970-1983

1961 – Changes in Saturn launch vehicle configurations announced : C-1: Stages S-I (1.5 million pounds of thrust) and S-IV, C-2: Stages S-I, S-II, and S-IV, C-3: Stages S-IB (3 million pounds of thrust), S-II, and S-IV. 656 more words


Can you sneeze in space?

The Apollo command module, which took U.S. astronauts to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s, was a high-tech bucket of bolts, wires and circuits. 1,087 more words

Outside The Outlook

Dragon V2, a Serious Travel Machine

NASA is now looking to companies like Space Exploration Technology Corp. to soon carry pay loads and the astronauts to and from the International Space Station. 441 more words
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