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Lady Gaga to Marry on Virgin Galactic’s First Commercial Trip to Space
Lady Gaga to Marry on Virgin Galactic’s First Commercial Trip to Space

22 Aug 2014, 17:01 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic flight, the first commercial trip to space scheduled to take place next year, will reportedly also be a very special one for the music industry. Lady Gaga...

 
FireFly Alpha Is The Cheap Space Ride For Lightweight Satellites
FireFly Alpha Is The Cheap Space Ride For Lightweight Satellites

9 Jul 2014, 16:14 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Private aerospace company FireFly Space Systems has revealed the design of their newest creation, the FireFly Alpha. The next generation vehicle aims to launch lightweight satellites for the cheapes...

 
Astronaut Reid Wiseman Shows Amazing Footage of Earth’s Storms
Astronaut Reid Wiseman Shows Amazing Footage of Earth’s Storms

4 Jul 2014, 12:54 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Remember that NASA astronaut to broadcast the world’s first Twitter Vine with a 6-second never-setting sun time-lapse? Well, Ride Wiseman recently went into a social media spree posting severa...

 
In Two Years You’ll Fly to The Edge of Space and Back for $75,000
In Two Years You’ll Fly to The Edge of Space and Back for $75,000

25 Jun 2014, 16:57 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Arizona-based company World View Enterprises has successfully tested a 10% scale model of the future World View system. The huge balloon will gently fly its voyageurs to the edge of space and back, ...

 
Toyota Tundra Pick-Up Successfully Tows Endeavour Shuttle to California Science Center
Toyota Tundra Pick-Up Successfully Tows Endeavour Shuttle to California Science Center

15 Oct 2012, 07:43 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Endeavour space shuttle, designated OV-105, made its maiden flight on May 7th 1992, and now, 130 missions later, it has been towed to its final resting place, the California Science Center. As o...

 
Curiosity Mars Rover Ready for First Soil Sample
Curiosity Mars Rover Ready for First Soil Sample

9 Oct 2012, 13:53 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Scooping up some dirt may seen like a straightforward kind of thing, but when everything is done remotely, from millions of kilometers away, things get a bit tricky, and even the most basic of tasks...

 
Curiosity Mars Rover Sends Back First Color Pictures!
Curiosity Mars Rover Sends Back First Color Pictures!

10 Aug 2012, 09:00 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / It’s been a full five days since NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover landed on the Red Planet’s surface. At first, it sent a few low resolution black and whilte pictures, but now the rover...

 
Curiosity Rover Successfully Lands on Mars!
Curiosity Rover Successfully Lands on Mars!

6 Aug 2012, 07:52 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Back on November 26th 2011, NASA launched an Atlas V541 from Cape Canaveral carrying a very special payload: it was the largest and most complex rover ever sent into space - ‘Curiosity’....

 
Shuttle Program Ends, Contractor to Lay Off 2,800 People
Shuttle Program Ends, Contractor to Lay Off 2,800 People

18 Apr 2011, 13:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Announced as the anticipated and honorable discharge of the space shuttles that have served humanity over the last three decades, the end of the space shuttle program is bound to cause its share of ...

 
Iran Launches Capsule into Space
Iran Launches Capsule into Space

17 Mar 2011, 19:30 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Space shuttle Discovery landed for the last time earlier this month, ending an era and opening the doors for new nations and new corporations to take over the exploration of space. What NASA, the US...

 
First Space Fuel Station to Open in 2015
First Space Fuel Station to Open in 2015

16 Mar 2011, 08:39 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As the space exploration age as we know it is slowly coming to an end, with the retiring of the three space shuttles programmed for the current year, all eyes are on private entrepreneurs, who are e...

 
SpaceShipTwo, Zefram Cochrane Would Be Proud
SpaceShipTwo, Zefram Cochrane Would Be Proud

2 Jul 2010, 15:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Shortly after man learned it is not impossible for him to take to the skies, the simple act of getting off the ground and sailing through the winds has become obsolete. Flying through clouds or abov...

 
How Formula One Engineering Changes the World
How Formula One Engineering Changes the World

12 Mar 2009, 09:22 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Apparently, the engineering discoveries made in motor racing have been extremely helpful in other domains as well, such as space travel or the army. According to the Telegraph, the new exhibition...