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STS-133 launches in February 2011. Photo by the author taken at Space View Park, Titusville, Florida. Despite the end of the space shuttle program in

   MSL and its Atlas V on the launchpad this morning. Picture from Kennedy Space Center on Facebook. 8:41 a.m.: Okay, I am here. We

  From Kennedy Space Center’s Facebook page – en route to the Vehicle Assembly Building, 11/25/2011.  Watch this space…in the morning I will be here

According to Kennedy Space Center on Facebook:  “The launch of the Atlas V carrying NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), has been delayed one day to

Deke Slayton talks to Alan Shepard during Al’s 1961 suborbital flight like a boss. Life magazine photo. First, the good news: I have an awesome

Juno at 12:20 AM EDT on August 18, 2011. The solar-powered space probe is currently chillin’ in front of Uranus and Jupiter (its destination in

The author standing in front of Juno’s Atlas V, August 4th, 2011. GO BIG OR GO HOME! My article summing up Juno’s NASA Tweetup went

This video is no longer available.   This video is a condensed collection of photos from the Juno NASA Tweetup last week. Originally I had

Juno hauling its solar-powered ass away from Earth around an hour and a half post-launch at 1:53 PM EDT, August 5th, 2011. Juno earlier this

This is where Juno was at 4:10 PM EDT today. Screenshot by me. A while back Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in conjunction with the California

 Juno’s Atlas V is on top of this plume, August 5th, 2011. At this time, the Atlas V was traveling downrange towards its desired interplanetary

Woot! I am here y’allz. Right next to the Vehicle Assembly Building at KSC in the Tweetup tent. I can’t quite believe it myself. I

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Image: Artist’s concept of the Blue Moon lander. Credit: Blue Origin. Second Human Landing System Contract Encourages Competition and Innovation The National Space Society congratulates