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China launches Tianzhou-1

China’s 1st cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 blasts off aboard a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket. The spacecraft will rendezvous with the space lab Tiangong-2. The docking will be the first addition in creating a space station.

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Orbital launches S.S. John Glenn

Orbital ATK successfully launched the S.S. John Glenn spacecraft (OA-7 Cygnus) into orbit today on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. “Once launched into low-Earth orbit, Cygnus will use its advanced maneuvering capability to transport its cargo from … Continue reading

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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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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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