NASA's next-generation rocket system is finally hitting the
road... a necessary step before it can reach for the stars. On
Wednesday, full-scale components for the Ares I-X test rocket left
the hangars of NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, bound for
a Wellsville port along the Ohio River... and, ultimately, Kennedy
Space Center in Florida.
The European Space Agency reports it lost contact with its
XMM-Newton X-ray observatory last weekend. Many space agencies and
organizations are now joining forces trying to fix the problem...
the second major technical glitch to strike an orbital observatory
in as many months.
Following an extensive two-day meeting, Space Shuttle Program
managers decided Wednesday to recommend to senior NASA managers
next week that space shuttle Endeavour is ready to support its
target launch date of November 14.
Includes Sections On Personal Behavior, Relationships
If you've ever looked at a seemingly obvious warning placard in
an aircraft cockpit, you may have asked yourself what bonehead made
it necessary. US astronauts won't have to look past recent
headlines to understand why NASA's new Astronaut Code of Conduct
has a few more pages.
Students Encouraged To "Name That Habitat" For NASA
NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Education have
partnered to engage students in ongoing activities for one of
NASA's concepts for astronaut housing on the moon through a contest
to name a habitat in Antarctica.
The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre in Sault Ste. Marie,
Ontario is dedicated to preserving the history of Bush Flying and
Forest Protection in Canada. Volunteer members actively acquire,
restore, preserve and display floatplanes, bushplanes,
waterbombers, and forest fire fighting equipment along with other
aviation and forestry-related artifacts in order to celebrate the
achievements of Canada's aviation and forest fire fighting