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<strong>NASA</strong> spacecraft set for Mars orbit insertion 21st September

NASA spacecraft set for Mars orbit insertion 21st September

18 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA's Mars spacecraft is nearing its scheduled insertion into the Martian orbit September 21 after completing a 10 month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles. The team, the flight system and all ground assets are ready for Mars orbit insertion of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, US space agency said in a statement.

NASA,   NASA spacecraft,   Mars orbit,   21st September,   Red Planet,   mars,   ,  
Boeing may get <strong>NASA</strong> contract for space taxis: Report

Boeing may get NASA contract for space taxis: Report

16 Sep 2014

Washington: US multinational Boeing Co is poised to beat two other rivals in the race to get a multi-billion dollar NASA contract to carry astronauts in space taxis, as per the reports.

US multinational Boeing,   NASA contract,   SpaceX,   Sierra Nevada Corp,   Russian Space Shuttle,   NextGen spacecraft,   ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> unveils world's largest spacecraft welding tool

NASA unveils world's largest spacecraft welding tool

13 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA has unveiled the largest spacecraft welding tool - the Vertical Assembly Center (VAC) at its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

NASA,   spacecraft welding tool,   Vertical Assembly Center,   Space Launch System,   NASA astronauts,   Mars,  
<strong>NASA</strong> mission to take sample from Earth-bound asteroid

NASA mission to take sample from Earth-bound asteroid

12 Sep 2014

Washington: US space agency has approved to launch a USD 800 mission in 2016 to return sample from an asteroid that may collide with the Earth in the 21st century.

NASA mission,   asteroid,   Earth,   asteroid,   Bennu,   OSIRIS,  
<strong>NASA</strong> submarine to explore oceans in space

NASA submarine to explore oceans in space

09 Sep 2014

New York: US space agency NASA is developing a space submarine to explore ocean waters on Titan, one of Saturn's moons.

NASA,   submarine,   oceans in space,   NASA,   space submarine,   Titan,  
<strong>NASA</strong>, ISRO in talks to set up Joint Mars Working Group

NASA, ISRO in talks to set up Joint Mars Working Group

11 Sep 2014

Washington: America's premier space agency NASA and its Indian counterpart ISRO are talking about setting up a Joint Mars Working Group, a top US space official has said ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to US.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   visit to US,   Joint Mars Working Group,   NASA,   ISRO,   Indian Space Research Organization,   Mars Orbiter Mission ,  
<strong>NASA</strong> to make ISS a perfect Earth-observing platform

NASA to make ISS a perfect Earth-observing platform

09 Sep 2014

Washington: In a bid to monitor Earth better, the NASA is adding a number of Earth-observing instruments to the International Space Station (ISS) that will increase the leverage of the space station's unique vantage point in space.

NASA,   ISS,   Earth-observing platform,   International Space Station,   Earth,   Cloud Aerosol Transport System,  
<strong>NASA</strong> picks four firms to carry payloads near space

NASA picks four firms to carry payloads near space

10 Sep 2014

Washington: US space agency NASA has selected four US-based sub-orbital space companies to carry payloads near the ‘boundary of space’.

NASA,   space agency,   sub-orbital space companies,   aircraft,   sub-orbital platform,  
Three space station astronauts return to Earth

Three space station astronauts return to Earth

11 Sep 2014

Florida (US): Three space station astronauts are back on Earth. An American and two Russians landed early on Thursday in Kazakhstan after 5.5 months aboard the International Space Station. They returned in a Russian Soyuz capsule that parachuted down through a clear sky.

Astronaut,   NASA,   Space station,   Return flight,   Russian Space Agency ,  
NASA's human spacecraft set for December flight

NASA's human spacecraft set for December flight

12 Sep 2014

Washington: NASA's Orion spacecraft built to take humans farther than they have ever gone before is now ready for fueling.

NASA,   human spacecraft,   Orion spacecraft,   Neil Armstrong Operations,   Mark Geyer,   Orion programme manager,  ,   ,  

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