Spacecraft

Gantry Arms embrace the Soyuz TMA-20M Spacecraft

Gantry Arms embrace the Soyuz TMA-20M Spacecraft

In this long exposure photograph, the gantry arms close around the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft to secure the rocket, at launch pad 1 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

By | Mar 19, 2016|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

ExoMars Spacecraft will Search for signs of life on Mars

The Proton rocket, launched the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft to Mars

Europe and Russia launch joint mission, to explore the atmosphere of Mars and search for signs of life.

By | Mar 16, 2016|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

How SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly astronauts

How SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly astronauts (1)

Watch how the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will fly astronauts in 2017.

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

Spectacular breakup of Spacecraft re-entries

Spectacular breakup of Spacecraft re-entries

Spectacular breakup of WT1190F spacecraft re-entries, as seen by Airborne Astronomers that studied the approximately 1-meter piece of space debris, near Sri Lanka, over the Indian Ocean, on 2015 November 13.   Watch the video…

By | Nov 14, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Space Launch System Design ready for Journey to Mars

Space Launch System Design ready for Journey to Mars

A NASA human-rated rocket, for the first time in almost 40 years, has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review (CDR).

By | Oct 23, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Spacecraft achieve Tightest Flying Formation ever

Magnetospheric Multiscale mission Tightest Flying Formation ever

The four NASA satellites of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission just broke a record, by flying now at their smallest separation, the tightest multi-spacecraft formation ever flown in orbit.

By | Oct 22, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

The Heat Shield testing for future Mars Explorations

The Heat Shield testing for future Mars Explorations

NASA completes successful heat shield testing for future Mars exploration vehicles.

By | Oct 7, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

SpaceX Dragon’s luxury interior

SpaceX Dragon's interior

Take a look at SpaceX Dragon‘s next-generation spacecraft luxury interior, designed to carry humans to the Space Station and other destinations.   Watch the Dragon’s interior in the video…

By | Sep 14, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

This is how Fast a Space Probe is

This is how Fast a Space Probe is

This is what it would be like to look out the window, flying at 37,000 feet, of a Boeing 747 (550 mph) vs. an SR-71 (2,700 mph) vs. the New Horizons spacecraft (36,000 mph).   Watch the video…

By | Sep 1, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

The Lonely mysterious Mountain

The Lonely Mountain on Ceres

Spotted by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, this peculiar conical lonely mountain on Ceres from a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers), stands 4 miles (6 kilometers) high.

By | Aug 26, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |


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