Construction started on Space Fence

Lockheed Martin's Space Fence

Construction started on the new Lockheed Martin‘s Space Fence radar system, for tracking objects in orbit, commercial and military satellites and debris from collisions.

By |March 27, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Soyuz Rolls out for Launch

Soyuz Rolls Out for Launch

The Expedition 43 Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

By |March 25, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

4 Satellites will track the secrets of Magnetic Reconnection

Magnetosphere, the giant magnetic bubble surrounds our planet

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission, will study how a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection allows energy and particles from the sun to funnel inside the magnetosphere, the giant magnetic bubble surrounds our planet, in to near Earth space.

By |March 16, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |

Romantic return to Earth

Expedition 42 returns to earth

Expedition 42 Returns to Earth. The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is seen as it lands early in the morning on Thursday, March 12, in Kazakhstan.

By |March 13, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

NASA test-fires most powerful rocket booster

Fire up of Deep Space Rocket Booster

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up by NASA, on Wednesday.   Watch the video…

By |March 12, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

Earth Observing Fleet

NASA's Earth Observing Fleet

This animation shows the Earth Observing NASA’s fleet, the remote sensing observatories as of February 2015.   Take a look at the video…

By |March 10, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

UK will open the first European spaceport

First European spaceport in UK

Plans for Britain to be home of Europe’s first spaceport moved a step closer, after government’s confirmation of widespread support of the project.

By |March 4, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Goodbye Mr. Spock

Vulcan hand salute from orbit

Astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit, from the International Space Station, as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

By |March 2, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

The First Selfie in Space

First selfie in space by astronaut Buzz Aldrin

The first selfie in space by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, along with more old NASA photos, will be auctioned.

By |February 27, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

Biggest aircraft in history begins construction

'Roc' the biggest aircraft in history

These are the first images of the biggest aircraft in history at the first stages of construction.

By |February 27, 2015|Categories: Aviation, Space|Tags: , , |