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Dying Man Shares Previously Unseen Amateur Video of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Posted January 31, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Florida man has shared some never-before-seen footage of Challenger’s catastrophic 1986 launch.

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Space Shuttle Discovery while being prepped for display at the Smithsonian. (Photo by Suresh Attapatu)
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Photos: Inside the Mummification of Space Shuttle Discovery

Posted March 27, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

An exclusive look at the preparation of Space Shuttle Discovery as it becomes a shell of its former self before moving to the Smithsonian.

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Photo Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Leaves Earth One Last Time

Posted May 17, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.

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Photos: Commander Kelly and Space Shuttle Endeavour Prepare for Final Launch

Posted May 15, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

Up-close and personal with Space Shuttle Endeavour and the astronauts who will fly her into space on mission STS-134.

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Enterprise's left wingtip hits a bridge abutment. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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Closeup Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Hitting a Bridge Abutment

Posted June 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Enterprise finished its barge ride a little worse for wear on Sunday, with its right wingtip smashing into wooden pilings as it made its way between two bridge support structures.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Docks at International Space Station

Posted May 18, 2011 by BNO News

The space shuttle Endeavour successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after the crew completed their first full day in space.

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LIVE VIDEO: Launch of Mars Science Laboratory Spacecraft

Posted November 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Atlas V rocket carrying the Mars Science Laboratory is set to lift off from Cape Canaveral at 10:02 AM ET on Saturday.

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NASA’s Kepler Telescope Discovers Darkest Planet Ever

Posted August 12, 2011 by BNO News

Astronomers have discovered the darkest known exoplanet, according to a report released by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on Friday.

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Figure 1: Outside OPF #02, the resident’s name is on the wall but unlike the previous 30 years, there are no mission details. (Author))
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Photos: On the Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Atlantis

Posted January 9, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

Take a tour inside the cockpit of Space Shuttle Atlantis as the avionics are powered on one final time before being decommissioned and put on display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover. (Rendering by NASA)
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Watch Live: Mars Curiosity Rover Lands on the Red Planet at 1:31 AM ET Sunday Night/Monday Morning

Posted August 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Mars Curiosity rover, aka Mars Science Laboratory, is set to land on Mars Monday morning at 1:31 AM ET. Watch live video here.

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Help Wanted: Space Travelers

Posted November 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Don’t give up on the job market just yet, because NASA is hiring astronauts.

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NASA Announces Tweetup for Final Space Shuttle Launch

Posted May 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

NASA will invite 150 of its Twitter followers to view the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis scheduled for July 8th. The mission, designated STS-135, is the last planned mission of the space shuttle program.

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Video: NASA Engineers Face 7 Minutes of Terror During Mars Curiosity Rover Landing

Posted June 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

On August 5, computers will orchestrate the most complex landing maneuver ever attempted on another planet using the biggest Mars rover ever built.

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Live Video: NASA Announces Space Shuttle Destinations

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch live video of NASA administrator Charles Bolden announcing which institutions are to receive the four remaining Space Shuttles today at 1pm EDT.

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43 Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Being Removed from 747 Carrier Aircraft

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise moved one step closer to its new home at New York’s Intrepid Museum, as it was lifted off the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747.

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Live Video: Watch ViaSat-1 Communications Satellite Launch from Kazkahstan

Posted October 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The world’s most powerful communications satellite ViaSat-1 is scheduled to launch atop a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:48 pm ET.

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Shuttle Enterprise is on the move early Friday morning.
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Full Schedule: Space Shuttle Enterprise On the Move from JFK to Intrepid

Posted June 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

With its move across Kennedy Airport Friday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise has begun the final leg of its journey to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York, a leg which will take several days.

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Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer Opens To The Public In Seattle

Posted November 20, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Seattle’s Museum of Flight welcomed the newest addition to its collection: NASA’s Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer.

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The Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) is scheduled to launch the first unmanned Orion crew cabin into a high altitude Earth orbit in 2014 atop a Delta 4 Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Artist’s concept.Photo Courtesy NASA.gov
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Orion Crew Capsule Targeted for Orbital Test Flight in 2014

Posted March 21, 2012 by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com

The Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 is scheduled to launch the first unmanned Orion crew cabin into a high altitude Earth orbit in 2014 atop a Delta 4 heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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LIVE: Watch “Rise of Independence,” Space Shuttle Raised Onto 747 in Houston

Posted August 14, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Watch live as the space shuttle replica Independence is raised and mounted onto the 747 shuttle carrier aircraft at Johnson Space Center.

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