By WILLIAM HARWOOD: An unmanned cargo ship loaded with spare parts, science equipment and crew supplies — including ice cream treats — rocketed into orbit Sunday and set off after the International Space Station,
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An interview with Stuart Hameroff by Tom Huston with Joel Pitney: Over the past thirty-five years, the mysterious connection between quantum physics and human consciousness has steadily become a central tenet of East-meets-West spirituality.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has touched down on the surface of the Red Planet, completing a 154-million-mile journey, and marking the beginning of a new era in planetary exploration.
By Timothy Stenovec: If all goes according to plan over the next five years, NASA will no longer have to rely on Russia to get Americans to the International Space Station.
Why NASA does not create videos like these themselves is a legitiamate question, but whatever the reason, dedicated space fans aren’t allowing the video vacuum to exist for long.
On August 5th 76 pyrotechnic devices aboard NASA’s next Mars rover, Curiosity, must work with zero margin for error to carry the lander to the plaent’s surface.
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by William Harwood: In the final chapter of a history-making space drama, a commercial cargo ship completed a near-flawless test flight to the International Space Station
The era of commercial spaceflight has begun. Early Friday morning SpaceX, a private company with less than 2,000 employees and and average age of 30, entered a domain that had until now been – literally and figuratively – occupied by big governments with really big budgets.
by Timothy Stenovec: UPDATE: The Dragon capsule was successfully captured at 8:56 a.m. EDT by NASA astronaut Don Pettit, using the International Space Station’s (ISS) robotic arm. SpaceX is the first private company to launch and dock a spacecraft at the ISS.