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Orion Launch Coverage Live

NASA’s new manned spacecraft, Orion, test launches soon via a Delta IV Heavy. The countdown is holding at 4 minutes because of a fuel valve or something in the rocket. 29 more words


National Museum of the Air Force

Along with this year´s New York City Marathon (see my post about it here), the other key visit in our trip to the US was the… 2,116 more words


SpaceShipTwo Pilot 20th Person Killed in Space Mission or Flight Test

UPDATED: November 1, 2014 2:56 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The pilot killed Friday when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo exploded has been identified as Michael Alsbury, CBS News reports. 528 more words


Thinking obliquely - book review

I recently finished another (1) interesting book of the NASA aeronautics series that are free to download from its media catalogue.

This book, by Bruce I. 1,587 more words


A hot air balloon flies about 4000 ft over a farm in the Margham desert

A hot air balloon flies at an altitude of about 4000 ft over a farm in the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.