Mayor Tommy Battle hosted an important panel discussion on NASA’s Space Launch System – Key to Space Exploration, Friday, Aug. 26, at the Saturn V Auditorium in the Davidson Center, US Space & Rocket Center. Panelists addressed NASA’s missions, direction and leadership, Congressional actions and attitudes, technical aspects of lift capability, past and future projects, […]
The crew of STS-135, the final space shuttle mission, talks about the vibrancy of the International Space Station as a stepping stone for NASA’s plans for future human exploration beyond low-Earth orbit.
NASA is ready to move forward with the development of the Space Launch System — an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an entirely new national capability for human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit. The Space Launch System will give the nation a safe, affordable and sustainable means of reaching beyond our current limits and […]
Hari Sreenivasan sat down with recently with Donald Kessler, former NASA scientist and expert on space junk, to talk about the who\’s and what\’s of orbital debris: how much is out there, what does it look like, what happens when these objects collide and what danger do they pose for future space travel and for […]
The "Space Is BORING" Ignite talk was probably the most popular one of the evening. Very passionate. And apparently it’s getting some attention around the internets, as well as within NASA. www.spacevidcast.com/2010/03/01/spaceup-ignite-talk-space… By: kbaird
Excerpts of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaking at a Sept. 14, 2011news conference at the Senate Dirksen Building, Washington, DC, during which the selected design of a new Space Launch System was announced. This new heavy-lift rocket will take the agency’s astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and […]