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Paving the road to Buran

On September 17th 1976 a competely new type of spacecraft first rolled out its hangar. The United States Spaceship Enterprise was the first reusable spacecraft in history and the next big thing after US won the race to the moon in 1969. 1,031 more words


NASA's Mars orbiter clicks locations shown in 'The Martian'

The Matt Damon-starrer “The Martian” begins with a region on Red Planet called Acidalia Planitia – the landing site for the sci-fi film’s “Ares 3” mission. 30 more words


NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) finds flowing water on Mars

Washington, Sep 29 (UiTV/IANS)- In the first-ever definitive signs of the presence of liquid water — and possibly life — on the Red Planet, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured strong evidence for seasonal flows of liquid salty water on the Martian surface, scientists reported on Monday. 6 more words


ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission turns one

India’s globally acclaimed Mars mission completed one year Thursday with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ) releasing the Mars Atlas to mark the feat of the Orbiter whose life is now expected to last many more years. 287 more words


New things in Porcelain packaging (2 of 2)

Recently, Dan told me he’d seen a photo of Cass using a custom roll-top framebag from Porcelain Rocket. Without much forethought, we had purchased regular zipped frame bags for our trip. 242 more words


Never Be a Beta Orbiter

If you’re still on it, go to your Facebook or Instagram feed.  Look at the profiles of 2 or 3 attractive girls you know.  Look at the mind-boggling amount of activity on their pictures in terms of likes and comments.  72 more words


Day 4 Log: Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy

Day 4: Log

Another incredible day!  We started with an activity that I really want to use in my own classroom.  It is called the Thermal Design Challenge.   1,075 more words