News tagged with kennedy space center

Image: Orion's first crew module complete

NASA's first completed Orion crew module sits atop its service module at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crew and service module will be transferred ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Climate change endangers historic US landmarks

Climate change and sea level rise are threatening historic US landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to NASA's coastal rocket launch sites, and the nation needs to prepare, scientists said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014
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Why shuttles are being retired, what's next

Thirty years of flight by NASA's space shuttles will end once Atlantis returns home from this last mission. The space agency will be looking to deeper space exploration, but the future is still somewhat unclear.

Jul 08, 2011
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Engineers building hard-working mining robot

(Phys.org)—After decades of designing and operating robots full of scientific gear to study other worlds, NASA is working on a prototype that leaves the delicate instruments at home in exchange for a sturdy ...

Jan 29, 2013
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