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How do the Astronauts get to the launch pad? In a 27 year old Astrovan

By: Brett Cooper
on Sunday, November 20th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

You’ve trained for the better part of your life for your flight to outer space with countless simulations, time in a deep water tank designed to simulate the weightlessness of space, rode the “Vomit-Comet” through parabolic arcs, and are suited up and ready to go to the launchpad.  What is your ride of choice for Read More…

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Explore the Solar System with NASA

on Sunday, September 11th, 2011
Posted in: News

Man has been exploring space since the dawn of time.  First by seeing pictures in the stars and making up stories of gods, then by using optics and physics to understand that Earth is not the center of the universe, and finally by venturing into space with manned and unmanned crafts.  A wealth of information Read More…

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NASA’s New Mars Rover Prepares for Launch

By: Brett Cooper
on Sunday, August 14th, 2011
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Curiosity, the fourth Mars Rover from NASA, is preparing for an upcoming launch to discover the red planet in a bit more detail.  Named by a sixth grader in a NASA contest with over 9,000 entries, Curiosity will be carrying a payload of 10 scientific instruments and two robotic arms.  Through the use of these Read More…