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Astronauts prepare for space environment in underwater lab
Astronauts prepare for space environment in underwater lab

Four astronauts are training for life in space by spending nine days on the Aquarius Reef Base, an enclosed underwater laboratory off the coast of Key Largo, Florida...

   
NASA Opportunity rover now holds distance record for other worlds
NASA Opportunity rover now holds distance record for other worlds

On Sunday, July 27, NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover broke a distance record that had been previously held by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover. In 1973, the Lunokhod 2 rover traveled 24...

   
NASA offers 3D printable versions of Mars Gale Crater, spacecraft, among other designs
NASA offers 3D printable versions of Mars Gale Crater, spacecraft, among other designs

NASA has created 21 printable models of various space object and surfaces, among which include sides of the Moon’s surface and the asteroid Eros. After recently designing a 3D model of Eta Carinae Nebula, NASA took further strides to make other objects available for close-up studies...

   
Space Launch System rocket readied for major tests
Space Launch System rocket readied for major tests

According to a NASA statement, the space agency’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), is a major step closer to the testing phase...

   
U.S. Air Force says satellite protection takes priority over rocket engine fears
U.S. Air Force says satellite protection takes priority over rocket engine fears

On Tuesday, Gen. William Shelton claimed that more concern should be applied to the safety of satellites rather than a dwindling Russian rocket supply...

   
Government says NASA lacks funding, decision-making ability for SLS launch
Government says NASA lacks funding, decision-making ability for SLS launch

NASA’s new heavy lift rocket, called the Space Launch System (SLS), may not be ready for its first test flight in 2017. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Read More.

   
Experts scrutinize Russian rocket dependency at Senate hearing
Experts scrutinize Russian rocket dependency at Senate hearing

The United States would struggle to find alternative rocket engine providers if tensions escalate between the Russia and U.S, experts told lawmakers on Wednesday...

   
On Apollo 11 anniversary, NASA looks back and forward
On Apollo 11 anniversary, NASA looks back and forward

On the 45th anniversary of the Moon landing during the Apollo 11 mission, NASA has released a statement laying out the agency’s plans for the future, especially its “Path to Mars”...

   
James Webb Space Telescope passes another test
James Webb Space Telescope passes another test

According to a NASA statement, on July 8, the agency’s long-gestating James Webb Space Telescope succeeded in another evaluation...

   
Odor-resistant clothing to be tested on ISS
Odor-resistant clothing to be tested on ISS

The International Space Station will soon be receiving clothing that might prevent astronauts from having to change outfits as frequently. On Sunday, the Cygnus spacecraft launched atop the Orbital Sciences Corp Antares rocket carrying the odor-resistant clothing along with 3,670 lbs...