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NASA's Opportunity Mars robot - on a roll toward higher ground. Credit: NASA/JPL

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Apollo 13 Owners’ Workshop Manual – An engineering insight into how NASA saved the crew of the failed Moon mission; Quayside publishing group/Zenith Press; Minneapolis, MN; $28.00; November 2013.

For those of you that didn’t experience the “real deal” in 1970 – beyond the great Ron Howard movie – you can’t do any better than this volume in reliving a true, edge-of-your-seat drama....

An artist’s conception shows a sampling rocket, with a tether linking a return capsule inside the rocket to a recovery craft. Credit: Univ. of Washington

A University of Washington (UW) class is crashing rockets into the ground…and on purpose.

The student project is called “Sample Return Systems for Extreme Environments,” a novel technology that recently received $500,000 over two years from the NASA...

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Spending cuts and losses of skilled managers and workers threaten to take aerospace toll, cautions...

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA Space Launch System contractor ATK makes strides with composites in improving the performance,...

 

The International Space Station nears 13 years of continuous staffing by astronauts. Photo Credit/NASA

 

As though she was counting down a space mission launch, NASA International Space Station program scientist Julie Robinson has been running through her list of top 10 science achievements carried out aboard the six person orbiting science lab...

Orion, the new NASA spacecraft under development to transport U. S. astronauts to an assortment of deep space destinations, including the asteroids, the moon and eventually Mars, has been powered up for the first time at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, where it is being prepared for its first unpiloted test flight in the fall of 2014.

Engineers power up NASA's next human...

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