Watch NASA TV of the return of the Space X Dragon capsule laden with experiments from the International Space Station (ISS), disembarking from the Harmony module. The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is seen arriving at the International Space Station April 10 before it is captured and installed to the Harmony module. NASA Television will… Continue reading NASA TV LIVE COVERAGE OF DRAGON RETURN
Final preparations are underway to release the Space X Dragon supply capsule from ISS for its return to earth. The SpaceX Dragon is in the center right of the image attached to the Harmony module. The Japanese Kibo lab module, with its robotic arm and Exposed Facility, dominates the foreground. Credit: NASA TV The SpaceX… Continue reading Dragon Finalizing Departure Preparations
The next generation of space travel will consist of the latest, heavy launch technology, the SLS (Space Launch System)! This week’s Rocketology post is by the newest member of the SLS communications team, Beverly Perry. When NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) first flies, it will slice through Earth’s atmosphere, unshackling itself from gravity, and soar… Continue reading NEXT GENERATION ROCKET – SLS!
By Beverly Perry We don’t know who will take those first steps on Martian soil, ushering in the age of humans as a multi-planetary species. But we do already know a couple things about those first intrepid explorers: The next generation is taking steps on Earth right now; and they belong to a generation that… Continue reading NEXT GENERATION HAS EYES ON MARS