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2015/02/01 00:25
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... in appreciation for distinguished achievement and contributions. Its recipients include the Apollo 11 astronauts and Tuskegee Airmen, Frank Sinatra, Jonas Salk, Roberto Clemente and Mother...
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2015/01/31 13:20
2015/01/31 13:20
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... 1971, astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa blasted off aboard Apollo 14 on a mission to the moon. In 1980, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands announced she would...
2015/01/30 23:06
2015/01/30 23:06
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... no bigger than a coffee table, the MX-1 lunar lander doesn't look anything like the hulking Apollo module the United States landed on the moon in 1969. "Think of two tires crudely stuck on...
2015/01/30 16:43
2015/01/30 16:43
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Huntsville and the Marshall Space Flight Center who worked so closely with the astronauts on board Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia. Thursday, NASA and Marshall, remembered 17 special heroes. At...
2015/01/30 07:49
2015/01/30 07:49
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... panel urges a consensus among the administration, Congress and NASA on a genuine, long-term mission and vision and provide funding required to deliver it. The panel looks forward to greater...
2015/01/29 16:42
2015/01/29 16:42
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Gonzales earned his bachelor's degree from Rice University in 1979. Four-time Space Shuttle mission astronaut James H. Newman earned his masters and doctoral degrees from Rice...
2015/01/29 00:05
2015/01/29 00:05
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... the crew was going to be gone," he said. Just 73 seconds and 18 miles into its mission, space shuttle Challenger exploded, killing all seven people on board. "Everything was...
2015/01/28 20:39
2015/01/28 20:39
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Heavy will be the most powerful rocket developed since NASA's Saturn V rocket that hurled NASA's Apollo astronauts to the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s – including the first manned landing on the...
2015/01/28 13:33
2015/01/28 13:33
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... in declining health since suffering a stroke in 2009. He served on the support crews for the Apollo 14, 15, 16 and 17 lunar missions, and piloted the space shuttle prototype Enterprise on...
2015/01/28 13:33
2015/01/28 13:33
3d
... Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo lunar landing program were testing ahead of their planned February launch when...
2015/01/28 10:09
2015/01/28 10:09
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When it comes to history instruction in our public schools, the crew of the malfunction-ridden Apollo 13 lunar mission said it best: "Houston, we've had a problem." Nevertheless, teachers and...
2015/01/28 05:06
2015/01/28 05:06
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After Dick Scobee first flew the space shuttle Challenger in 1984 on a satellite repair mission, President Ronald Reagan called to congratulate the crew -- but forgot to mention Scobee's name. That...
2015/01/27 23:49
2015/01/27 23:49
4d
... the retired Space Shuttle fleet. At the Science Centre space fans can also get up close with Apollo, Gemini and Mercury capsules from the space race. Out in the car park you'll even discover...
2015/01/27 22:56
2015/01/27 22:56
4d
America practiced the space skills needed to eventually land on the moon and culminating with the Apollo Program and (supposedly) several trips to the moon, one thing they all had in common was the...
2015/01/27 00:15
2015/01/27 00:15
5d
... October 1989, Galileo entered orbit around Jupiter on December 7, 1995. The spacecraft's mission is to conduct detailed studies of the giant planet, its largest moons and the Jovian...
2015/01/27 00:15
2015/01/27 00:15
5d
... he had come across more than 30 photos that show unidentified spacecraft watching the Apollo 12 mission in 1969. SPACE: Cross, sitting figure spotted in image from Mars The second...
2015/01/26 16:46
2015/01/26 16:46
5d
... individual and interpersonal problems that have occurred during long-duration Russian/Soviet missions, coupled with studies of personnel in other isolated, confined, and extreme environments...
2015/01/26 14:19
2015/01/26 14:19
5d
... the moon. That is what has become possible. What has changed since the days of the Apollo moon landings is that the cost of building technologies has dropped exponentially. What cost...
2015/01/26 04:36
2015/01/26 04:36
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... expensive - pun intended - which is why no-one has revisited the Moon since the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Nasa's 1972-2011 space shuttle programme cost nearly $200bn (£132bn) in...
2015/01/26 02:44
2015/01/26 02:44
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... a well-established company that was founded in 1935 and manufactured an observation system for Apollo 11, the U.S. space mission that landed the first humans on the moon in 1969. The new glass...
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