NASA announced Wednesday that it will send, not one, but two spacecraft to Venus this decade as part of its efforts to ramp up exploration of the closest planet to Earth.
The decision was hailed by scientists who study Venus and have felt neglected by a space agency decidedly more interested in...
Both Venus missions won out in the Discovery competition, results announced today.
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Apologies if this is the wrong area for this, but I came across this model for sale on E Bay. It purports to be a NASA project for a Morphing wing, and was proposed in the early 2000s. Does anyone know any more about this project?
ASTROBOTIC AWARDED $199.5 MILLION CONTRACT TO DELIVER NASA MOON ROVER
JUNE 11, 2020
Astrobotic’s Griffin lunar lander to carry the NASA VIPER mission to the south pole of the Moon in 2023, as a precursor to a human landing
Pittsburgh, PA – Astrobotic, the world’s leading lunar logistics service...
Artemis is the overall NASA program aimed at re-establishing manned lunar exploration which includes the "lunar gateway".
A human rated, reusable lander is being developed using the model of the commercial crew program. The schedule goal is to conduct the first, un-crewed landing in 2024...
From NASA Systems Analysis And Concepts Division
So let’s see, we got:
-an escape capsule
-an escape module within the escape capsule
-a ballute decelerator
-deployable crush absorber
-and retro rockets
And the abandoned...
To start off with:
Here's a few threads, old and otherwise, on subjects related to Apollo 11:
NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts
NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit.
This move comes as NASA...
The flight campaign for the American space shuttle began on April 12, 1981, with the launch of STS-1 from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, and ended on July 21, 2011, with wheels stop of STS-135. During the 30 years and 135 missions in between, the program experienced triumphs and tragedies...
Previously known as the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) or Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (LOP-G).
In 2003, I wrote in a white heat an essay on Columbia's loss, which took on the shuttle's history. I submitted this to "Harper's" and "The Atlantic," neither of which bought it.
Unrevised save for the addition of photos, it can be found on my personal website here...