Category Archives: Space

21Mar/17

World’s first space-exposed mango cells survive

China Central Television (CCTV) – The mango embryos that spent 33 days orbiting the Earth on the China’s Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft have survived and grew brand new cells at a lab in south China’s Hainan Province.
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Download NASA Software for Free!

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Continue reading

18Dec/16

High-speed internet communications satellite heads into space

Atlas V rocket successfully launches a high-speed internet communications satellite into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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08Dec/16

Former U.S. astronaut, Senator John Glenn dies in Ohio at 95

Former U.S. astronaut and Senator John Glenn dies at age 95 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported. Continue reading

06Dec/16

French astronaut Pesquet speaks to schoolchildren from the International Space Station

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency takes part in a live in-flight event aboard the International Space Station, spinning a globe and describing the orbital craft’s journey over Earth.

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