Tag: NASA

NASA Finds Lost Indian Lunar Probe

NASA has tracked down a lost Indian lunar probe that last had contact with Earth in 2009 by using a new microwave radar detection system to follow its orbit around the moon.

NASA said its International Space Station partners, which include Canada, Japan, and the European Space Agency, are aware of a Moscow proposal to cut the number of Russian cosmonauts at the ISS from three to two

DELINGPOLE: NASA to Stop Shilling for Big Green, Restart Exploring Space…

I do hope that Gavin “Toast” Schmidt, the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), followed the advice I gave him a few months back. Because it now looks very much as if he and many of his colleagues are about to face exciting new job opportunities, hopefully in areas best suited to their talents, such as the challenging world of fast-food retail.

John Glenn Said Space Flight Made His Faith in God Stronger

The passing of John Glenn, one of America’s most famous NASA astronauts, marks the end of an era for American exceptionalism. While many will focus on the scientific miracle that allowed Glenn to become the first American to orbit the earth, Glenn himself noted that God was also an inseparable part of that miracle.

Trump to ‘Free NASA’ and Set Sights on Further Space Exploration

Despite criticism from the media about his stance on space policy, President-elect Trump is set to focus NASA mainly on space exploration following his inauguration in January, revealing his interest to “free NASA” from logistics so that they can focus on “space exploration” in a speech last month.

Elon Musk SpaceX (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

SpaceX Explosion Threatens Private Takeover of Space

An explosion Thursday in Cape Canaveral during a routine static test-fire of the nine Merlin 1D engines that power the first stage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is the company’s second catastrophic failure in the last two years, and puts at risk the expected private sector takeover of space flight.