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A sparky G motor in super slow motion

The Slo Mo Guys over at Youtube posted this great video of launching a rocket with a G motor in super slow motion. Stick around for the low light close up. Pretty amazing!

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The Saturn Tour Travel Posters

These great posters are now downloadable from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA. “These three posters imagine future tourism possibilities based on the rich history of Saturn exploration from the twin Voyager’s Grand Tour to the epic discoveries made by the … Continue reading

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What would a flight over Mars look like?

Lovely video using real images of a flight over Mars. Inspiring!

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SpaceX ECHOSTAR XXIII MISSION

UPDATE 3/16: Successful deployment of EchoStar XXIII to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit confirmed. Launch:   ———— SpaceX is targeting launch of the EchoStar XXIII mission tomorrow, Thursday, March 16th, from the historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space … Continue reading

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Disney’s “Man in Space” – OTD 1955

Disney premiered “Man in Space” on this day in 1955.

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Little Joe – Vintage Space

Nice video from Vintage Space on the Little Joe program. Great job Amy!:   Dr. Zooch made a model of the Little Joe and if you are lucky you may find one out there somewhere Paper Model:There is still a paper … Continue reading

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CRS 10 Mission

UPDATE: Success! Nominal Launch. Nominal Flight. Successful landing. “SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon spacecraft to low-Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. SpaceX is targeting a late morning launch of its … Continue reading

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