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Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK SLS Booster Test Tuesday!

  Illustrations & video credit & copyright: NASA. Tuesday, June 28, 2015 at 08:05 EDT (12:05 UTC) Orbital ATK will conduct the second and final horizontal static-fire test on a solid rocket booster (SRB) known as Qualification Motor-2 (QM-2) at … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK Successfully Complete QM-1 for the SLS Solid Rocket Booster

Video Credit & Copyright: NASA. The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft to … Continue reading

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Another Step to Moving Humans Beyond LEO Takes Place Wednesday With QM-1

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA & Orbital ATK.  Additional information provided by Amy Lynn @AstroGingerSnap on Twitter. On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:30 EDT (15:30 UTC) Orbital ATK will conduct a static, hot  fire test on one solid rocket … Continue reading

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THE WORLDS MOST POWERFUL ROCKET MAKES 1st ENGINE TEST

Video and Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. On January 9, 2015 NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) reached another key milestone as the Aerojet-Rocketdyne RS-25 engine that will power the post powerful rocket in history made its first successful test on … Continue reading

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NASA & THE UNITED STATES UNVEIL DETAILS ON THEIR MARS AMBITIONS

NASA & THE UNITED STATES UNVEIL DETAILS ON THEIR MARS AMBITIONS An April 29 exploration forum aired on NASA Television from NASA headquarters, featured Administrator Charles Bolden and other agency leadership showcasing NASA’s human exploration path to Mars. NASA is … Continue reading

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