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Space engineers exploration
April 15, 2016

Space engineers exploration

One of the bigger features that we are going to release very soon is exploration (together with “super-large worlds” and “procedural asteroids” – more details in a future blog post). We need your feedback and that’s why I am declassifying it prematurely :-) Exploration The exploration feature will add a practically infinite number of ships and stations to the…

Robots in space exploration
July 7, 2014

Robots in space exploration

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” With these words, President John F. Kennedy roused America’s support of space exploration in 1962. He also acknowledged the geopolitical competition with the Soviet Union that provided the impetus to make mankind’s greatest technological…

Negative Effects of space exploration
January 7, 2016

Negative Effects of space exploration

Space exploration can have a negative impact on the environment. When rockets launch into space, their engines let out gases and debris such as aluminum oxide and soot. These substances can damage the ozone layer and contribute to global warming. However, space travel is not nearly as commonplace as car or airplane travel, which also release harmful substances…

NASA 50 years of space exploration
February 28, 2014

NASA 50 years of space exploration

Dr. Caleb A. Scharf is Director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, and has an international reputation as a research astrophysicist, and asa lecturer to college and public audiences. The UK s Guardian newspaperhas listed his blog Life, Unbounded, as one of their hottest scienceblogs,while an editor at Seed Magazine called it phenomenal.Informed, fresh…

List of space Explorations
June 11, 2016

List of space Explorations

Britannica Lists & Quizzes NASA Humans have made great strides in spaceflight and space exploration in the relatively short amount of time since such feats were first accomplished. Here we explore five of the most important and memorable moments in spaceflight history. 5First Satellite in Space NASA History Office On October 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 became…

History of space exploration Timeline
November 30, 2013

History of space exploration Timeline

“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” -Carl Sagan As Sagan pointed out in his book Cosmos , space is the great unifier of all those who live on Earth. Such is the underlying mentality of the new art project . Supported by Roscosmos, the…

Exploring Inner space
January 2, 2014

Exploring Inner space

CAVES: exploring inner space for outer space Today, an international team of six astronauts from China, Japan, USA, Spain and Russia will descend into the caves of Sardinia, Italy, to explore the depths and train for life in outer space. One of the last unexplored environments on our planet, caves offer parallels to exploring space. ESA’s underground training…

Explorer cargo space
March 6, 2014

Explorer cargo space

The 2017 Ford Explorer has an impressive cabin in the top Platinum trim, which features plenty of high-end materials. However, the lower trims don t really stand out. The interior styling is generally dull, and the materials quality falls short of some class rivals. Seating in the Explorer is not impressive either. Drivers may be disappointed by the limited visibility…

Exploration of space Song
April 3, 2015

Exploration of space Song

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield made history on Sunday when he filmed the first ever music video in space (fittingly, a cover of David Bowie s Space Oddity ). To commemorate his accomplishment, we ve dedicated this week s Music Monday to the most epic songs for space exploration. We curated the selection of songs you tweeted to us, and added in a few of our…

Benefits of space exploration essay
March 4, 2015

Benefits of space exploration essay

Space exploration can bring new resources and technology to our planet. People should continue to pursue this exploration, which could benefit Earth’s environment and mankind. Space exploration has already made so many contributions to the environment, the economy, and to human health. Deep space exploration can benefit the earth in many ways, even though many…

Reasons to continue space exploration
September 14, 2017

Reasons to continue space exploration

From the thermal space blanket, used today by marathon runners at the end of races, to the portable vacuum cleaners we now have in our homes, space research has bequeathed surprising and pleasing innovations that we non-astronauts use every day. 4) It inspires younger generations You could either ask a child, ‘Would you like to become an aeronautical engineer…

Deep space exploration
August 27, 2017

Deep space exploration

If you re a Star Trek fan, then that opening voiceover by William Shatner probably still gives you goose bumps: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before. Enthralling as that notion may be, to most people, it probably seems like a sci-fi writer s wishful thinking. While astronauts…

Development of space exploration
August 9, 2017

Development of space exploration

Jeff Hoffman holds a strong interest in the future of space exploration and human space flight. He commented on how he views the future of human space flight and what he considers to be the most exciting developments to look forward to: “There are a lot of uncertainties now about the future of human space flight. Right now, we have the International Space Station…

Space Explorers
July 25, 2017

Space Explorers

The most wonderful, exciting, and educational thing I ve done since moving into this area 10 years agoIt really Rocks ! John B. Captain, US Navy, Retired, Grottoes. Read The John C. Wells Planetarium is excited to announce three two week-long Space Explorer summer camps for rising students in 2nd grade to 10th grade! All camps are led by Shanil Virani, Director…

Achievements and problems in space exploration
July 16, 2017

Achievements and problems in space exploration

When the satellite Sputnik orbited pulled ahead in the space race. The Cold War was on, and the United States scrambled to respond in kind. It had already developed a satellite under another national program, but it became clear that a dedicated space agency was in order. President Eisenhower and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson led the drive. It took one year from…

Space exploration of the Moon
July 1, 2017

Space exploration of the Moon

NASA is looking to explore the area of space near the moon for clues on how to travel to Mars and even farther into the solar system, the space agency announced Tuesday. A crucial part of that mission could be a new crew-tended spaceport circling the moon that could be used to test how the agency might send astronauts to other planets, NASA said. NASA is working…

Information on space exploration
May 7, 2017

Information on space exploration

NASA s space shuttle was unlike any other spacecraft built during the 30 years the program was in operation. Unlike the much smaller capsules of the Apollo era, which launched on the tips of rockets and splashed back into the ocean, the jetliner-size shuttle was designed to streak into space using powerful boosters and return to solid ground as a glider. The…

Articles on space exploration
April 10, 2017

Articles on space exploration

NASA s current mission to send an astronaut to Mars is driven by development of the Orion crew exploration vehicle. The capsule spacecraft is being designed to take humans back to the moon by 2020. In later years, by rendezvous with Mars-bound vehicles assembled in orbit, it may take the first humans to the Red Planet. These future possibilities are exciting…

Space exploration Merit Badge requirements
May 11, 2014

Space exploration Merit Badge requirements

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge. Essential Info Capacity is limited and Scouts must register in advance to participate. Scouts may register for a maximum of two workshops during this weekend program. Scouts should gather at 6th St. Admissions to meet their counselor before the…

Australian space exploration
November 17, 2016

Australian space exploration

Until the twentieth century, the idea of space travel was too advanced kinds of scientists or writers with great imagination. The knowledge of space, if only you could see with the naked eye, was limited and often based more on magic or religious beliefs in reality. Since 1600, studies of Kepler, the invention of the telescope and Galileo observations changed…

Space exploration Inventions
April 23, 2014

Space exploration Inventions

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the U.S. government agency that runs the country s civilian space program, has accomplished some truly amazing feats since its inception in 1958 - from beating the Soviet Union in the race to put astronauts on the moon, to exploring the surface of Mars with unmanned robotic vehicles. So you re probably…

Privatized space exploration
March 25, 2016

Privatized space exploration

In this image provided by NASA With darkness, Earth s horizon and thin line of atmosphere forming a backdrop, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm at the International Space Station. This image provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft as it approaches the International Space Station Thursday…

Stephen Hawking space exploration
May 21, 2015

Stephen Hawking space exploration

NEW YORK — Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars. The famed cosmologist, along with a group of scientists and billionaire investor Yuri Milner, unveiled an ambitious new $100 million project today (April 12) called Breakthrough Starshot, which aims to build the prototype for a tiny, light-propelled robotic spacecraft that could visit the nearby star…

Space exploration Companies
October 24, 2016

Space exploration Companies

Bruce Weaver | AFP | Getty Images SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 28, 2015. It exploded minutes later. The company is also more entrepreneurial than other defense contractors, said Quilty, who has an outperform rating on Orbital. Both prior companies had affordable, agile product development,he…

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