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  • The Complete International Space Station Guide for Students and Space Enthusiasts

    Do you know how big the International Space Station and when it was completed? Or what are its main goals? Read our guide and find out how the ISS was formed, its key objectives, missions, modules and what are its accomplishments so far.
    By Anurag Ghosh September 26, 2011 

  • How the Space Shuttle was Launched

    To launch a Space Shuttle required more than just the push of a button. Many preparations, tests, checks and operations had to occur even before the craft got to the pad.
    By George Adcock August 30, 2011 

  • US Space Policy and the Vision for Space Exploration

    The 2004 Vision for Space Exploration promises to push space exploration in a way that it has not seen since the Kennedy years, from lunar bases to brand new spacecraft technology. But how is it being implemented, and what is Obama's take on it?...
    By allychevalier June 1, 2011 

  • 3 Important Facts About The International Space Station

    The International Space Station has been manned by humans since November 2, 2000, representing one of the longest endeavors of space exploration attempted. These 3 facts about the International Space Station are designed to give one a look at the day...
    By Jason C. Chavis May 19, 2011 

  • History of the Space Shuttle Program

    Through a long design process, historical events of political change and gut-wrenching tragedy, the history of the space shuttle program transcended simple space exploration and became a symbol for American ingenuity and global progress.
    By Jason C. Chavis May 18, 2011 

  • ISRO : Exploring the Space and Beyond!

    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is an Indian space research agency which has been successful in launching various space vehicles since its formation. This article will discuss the history of ISRO and the various missions that it has...
    By Sushma May 18, 2011 

  • About NASA Mission Control

    Find out how NASA's Mission Control works, what the Flight Control Room is and the team of officers and engineers working to ensure the mission's success.
    By Aggeliki K. November 30, 2010 

  • The LEGO NASA Shuttle and It's Implications on Future Generations

    NASA and the LEGO company are teaming up to introduce children to the world of science and the endless opportunities of space. With the aid of a small LEGO shuttle that is to be launched with the Space Shuttle Discovery, their new program will take off...
    By RC Davison November 28, 2010 

  • Facts About the Russian Space Dogs

    Today the use of animals in scientific research is an ethical issue. But, at the beginning of the space program it was not quite the same. A few facts about Russian Space Dogs is about how dogs paved way for the manned missions into space.
    By Reeja Mathew November 17, 2010 

  • Facts on the Mir Space Station of Russia

    The Mir space station was the first successful orbiting space station after NASA's Skylab. For its 15 years in orbit it served as a research platform for Russia and many other countries that sent astronauts and cosmonauts to stay on board. Get some...
    By Reeja Mathew November 17, 2010 
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