What is NASA's Constellation Program?
By: Mike Canning
Space, The final Frontier, soon will be a little easier, and cheaper to get to. On August 12, 1981 the space shutter Columbia was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida, in the following years 4 more shuttles were launched from the same pad, Enterprise, Endeavor...
By: Ramona Taylor
People have always been fascinated with the stars. With a mix of awe and curiosity, scientists have tried to unravel the mysteries of space. Driven by the thirst for exploration, men have flown into the mysterious void. With the help of Mercury, Apollo and...
By: Wendy R.
NASA's constellation program is a recent undertaking by NASA designed to replace the current aging Space Shuttle program. Developed through the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, this new program will help to develop new technologies while exploring space outside the realm of Earth's environment.Through the...
An overview of the Midcourse Space Experiment spacecraft
By: Brian Dodson
After more than 12 years of successful operations and contributions to two diverse defense missions, the Midcourse Space Experiment satellite, known as MSX, was retired in 2008, having operated well beyond its designed four-year life span. Launched atop a Delta II rocket, the Midcourse Space...
By: Tenebris
NASA's Constellation program is a new spaceflight program which aims to develop the technologies and experience needed to open new frontiers in space, including sending astronauts back to the moon and possibly even to Mars. It will replace the current Space Shuttle program, which will...
The top 10 Hubble telescope discoveries
By: Ramona Taylor
In April of 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was carried into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. A fitting destination for a telescope named after one of the most revered astronomers of our time, Edwin Hubble. Created through international cooperation, the Hubble telescope...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
The Birth of a Black Hole A star a billion light years away from our own galaxy, and which contains nine solar masses and is ten times bigger than our own sun suddenly explodes with cataclysmic force. In fact, this star has gone supernova. The...
By: John Traveler
Today, of course, we know that an eclipse is simply an astronomical event when the Moon casts a shadow on the Earth (Solar eclipse) or the Earth casts a shadow on the Moon (Lunar eclipse). They are somewhat a rare phenomena at any specific place...
Where UFOs come from
UFO
By: Vincent Maxwell
Unidentified Flying Objects have been something that has always fascinated the masses. The crazy stories, photographs, and the fantastic movie plots about their eventual taking over of Earth. But really where do they come from? Well as disappointing as the answer is, it does not...
A brief history of the search for life on Mars
By: Agnes Naswa
History of the Search of Life on Mars. The belief that we are not alone in the universe is a long held belief and one that has fascinated humankind through the ages. It is not inconceivable to imagine that our earliest pre-historic ancestors living somewhere...

 

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