NASA wants the spacecraft
to be able to carry at least four astronauts.
Like Hollywood directors sizing up their next shot, you move your camera-equipped iPad or iPhone in and out, up and down and the spacecraft
perspective moves with you.
Air Force artwork shows the Orbital Test Vehicle, a new Boeing craft that will be the first spacecraft
since the shuttles to have the ability to return experiments to Earth.
have used fuel-guzzling engines to punch their way across the solar system, says Edward Belbruno, a mathematician at Princeton University who masterminded the first spacecraft
journey along low-fuel highways in 1991.
SpaceShipOne is the first -- spacecraft
to launch into space.
The Aerojet-Ball team and four other contractors are bidding to supply the first two spacecraft
, scheduled for launch in 2003, with the potential of supplying all Mars MicroMission spacecraft
Proposes advanced stochastic modeling and analysis tools for the reliability and survivability of spacecraft
and space-based networks.
The X-37, NASA's experimental aircraft demonstrating technologies for future spacecraft
, is installed in a structural-testing facility at Huntington Beach.
As he sees it, the slight rise in cosmic ray intensity indicates that the spacecraft
is approaching the shock region but is not quite there.
Q Did you ever imagine these spacecraft
would accomplish anything close to this magnitude?
While undergoing final testing and launch preparations of ARGOS, the spacecraft
team observed noise intrusion on the telemetry signal sent from the spacecraft
to the ground station.
The Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) spacecraft
holds a unique constellation of five satellites designed to resolve the mystery of what triggers geomagnetic substorms - atmospheric events visible in the northern hemisphere as a sudden brightening of the Northern Lights.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration selected Lockheed Martin over a team of Northrop Grumman and Boeing to design and build Orion, a spacecraft
that will replace the space shuttle and is to be a keystone for the nation's efforts to return astronauts to the moon.
A new National Research Council report may revive plans to send a spacecraft
to explore Pluto and its neighborhood.
NASA is back in deep space, exploring the solar system with new spacecraft
that are smaller, smarter, and a lot less expensive.