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Space exploration Software
April 18, 2015

Space exploration Software

In the Human Interfaces Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, we build software for people, just like you probably do. Admittedly, some aspects of our work are a little unusual. We believe in user centered design, evidence over opinion, and the importance of learning quickly through sketches and prototypes. We assume we don’t have the perfect idea right at…

Space exploration movie
January 28, 2016

Space exploration movie

We are star dust, we are wine crystalsbut are we alone My 2010 New Year s resolution is to watch at least one science DVD with the boys. And this DVD is a good example why I think it is not only a good idea, but easy/fun. Animation and pacing in documentaries has become so snappy, and prolonged talking head shots are a thing of the past. Sure there is a staged…

Space exploration Forum
November 25, 2014

Space exploration Forum

New Horizons at Pluto & Juno at Jupiter​ Spanos Theatre, Wednesday, April 12, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Free and open to the public Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 805-756-2859 Fran Bagenal, one of the team leaders on NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto and Juno mission to Jupiter, will unpack what scientists have learned from these missions to…

Space exploration Facts for Kids
February 12, 2016

Space exploration Facts for Kids

Astronomy Is the study of space. If you were an astronomer, you might focus on galaxies, stars, planets, or traveling objects such as comets and asteroids. Don t get astronomy confused with astrology. Astrology is a form of mystical prediction based on the stars and the time of year. Horoscopes are based on astrology. Astronomy is grounded in science . Astronomy…

Space exploration Documentaries
March 5, 2017

Space exploration Documentaries

Astronaut Gene Cernan, Apollo 17 commander, salutes the deployed United States flag on the lunar surface. Cernan is the subject of the documentary, Last Man on the Moon. Credit: NASA On Dec. 14, 1972, Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan became the last person (to date) to set foot on the lunar surface. The story of Cernan s NASA career, and the way it has shaped…

Space exploration Corporation
December 8, 2016

Space exploration Corporation

Dr. Malina Hills and retired Aerospace engineer Steven Soukup at opening of the Space Exploration Gallery of the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center on Thursday, Sept. 22. (Photo: Elisa Haber) The Space Exploration Gallery, the newest exhibit at the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center and cosponsored by Aerospace, has officially opened following a ribbon-cutting…

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…

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