Category Archives: Space

NSS Competitions for 2010 -2011

podcast For all of you space enthusiasts out there, listen to this podcast by National Space Society member Lynne Zielinski as she discusses contests for students. Lynne teaches at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook Illinois, and the podcast provides … Continue reading

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Spaceport America Runway Dedication

White Knight Two flyover of Spaceport America Terminal carrying SpaceShipTwo Image Credit: Barbara David The two mile runway at Spaceport America in New Mexico was dedicated Friday, 22 October 2010. One of the highlights of the celebration was the flyover … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic – First Free Flight

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Enterprise during its first free flight Image Credit: Virgin Galactic Commercial spaceflight took another step forward this past Sunday, 10 October 2010. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, named Enterprise, was dropped from its mother ship at 45,000 feet and … Continue reading

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The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe

Completed Microwave Map of the Universe Image Credit: NASA Scientists announced this week that the mission of the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) has been completed. The last set of observations were downloaded on 20 August 2010, and researchers are … Continue reading

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