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Russian Re-supply Mission Cuts Two Day Space Station Journey to Six Hours. Photo Credit/NASA TV

Russia achieved an International Space Station first on Wednesday, launching and docking the Progress 48 re-supply mission within six hours.

A similar test of a Soyuz crew transport with three passengers aboard is perhaps a year or more away.

The Soyuz...


New York City's Times Square, 2009. Photo Credit/Times Square Cam


New York City’s Times Square will broadcast live coverage on the big outdoor Toshiba Vision screen  as NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover attempts to land on the Red Planet early Aug. 6.

The towering screen will come to life with NASA mission coverage on Aug. 5 at 11:30 p.m. EDT,...

To borrow from Mark Twain, reports of NASA’s death are greatly exaggerated.

The space agency and the Johnson Space Center are very much alive, if not as visible as they were in the days when Mission Control was doing its regular televised turns during manned space missions.


In less than two weeks, the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity, will attempt to land on Mars after a nine-month journey.

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