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Space station cargo craft undocks to test automated rendezvous system

Publicado el 23/04/2014

An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo ship left the International Space Station for a two-day test on an upgraded automated rendezvous system. After undocking from the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module April 23, the craft will travel more than 300 miles from the orbital complex. 37 more words

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Occultist father of rocketry 'written out' of Nasa's history

Jack Parsons was a founding member of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab, with some crediting him as being one of the ” fathers of rocketry… 1,912 more words

Postaday

A unique pair of supermassive black holes in an ordinary galaxy...

A unique pair of supermassive black holes in an ordinary galaxy have been discovered by an international research team.

The supermassive black holes were spotted when they ripped apart a star while ESA’s space observatory XMM-Newton happened to be looking in their direction. 14 more words

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NASA Ashamed of Jack Parsons?

The infamous occultist rocket scientist, Jack Parsons is in the news.  A recent article in Wired.co.uk  examines the question why NASA seems to have slowly erased  Parsons from their official history.   184 more words

Occulture

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. 453 more words

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Paying Homage

The weekend was absolutely lovely, almost perfect, seemingly planned.  It was if Spring purposely delayed her arrival to converge with Easter – fashionably late.  It was a grand entrance, unforgettable and sweet.  554 more words

Landscaping

Spacewalking Astronauts Complete Urgent Repair Job

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. 416 more words

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