NASA Nanosatellite to Study Antifungal Drug Effectiveness in Space
...n space, the satellite's primary goal.
The Minotaur 1 rocket is on the launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional spaceport
located at Wallops Island, Va. The Wallops range is conducting final checkouts. The U.S. Air Force has announced that the rocket could launch at any t...
spaceport in Biological News
Final preparations for first human-rated spacecraft to be lauched from Europe's Spaceport
For the first time in 40 years of space activities, a silent revolution is taking place at the European launch site in Kourou. Jules Vernes, the first human-rated spacecraft to be launched from Europe's Spaceport, is being prepared for launch.
The 48 m3 pressurised module of the largest, most c...
Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne
...e huge fuelling chamber inside the vast S5 integration building at Europe's spaceport
in Kourou, French Guiana.
Teams from Astrium sites in Bremen, Lampoldsh...ount of propellant in ATV about to exceed 4 tonnes, the safety rules at the spaceport
prohibit working on other satellites or spacecraft within the perimeter of ...
Vega main engine test in Kourou
...motor, which will power the first stage of ESA's new small launcher - Vega, was successfully tested on 4 December at the Guiana Space Centre, Europe's spaceport
in Kourou, French Guiana. Ignition occurred at 12:35 local time (15:35 UTC/GMT).
The motor delivered a mean thrust of about 190 tonnes for a nomina...
spaceport in Biological Technology
Wisconsin spaceport committee moves closer to formation
Sheboygan, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle selected two local residents as nominees for appointment to the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority - both of whom expressed eagerness about their forthcoming role in shaping a hub for future space travel.
Mark Hanna, a city alderman, and Judy Schieble, co-director...
Former astronaut a leader in Wisconsin Spaceport
Madison, Wis. - Viroqua native Mark Lee was only a teenager when American innovation put men on the moon. But by the time Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and Col. Buzz Aldrin stepped out of the lunar module to trample the scientific aspirations of their Soviet counterparts, Lee's desir...
Space port could open in Sheboygan in next 10 years
...oe Leibham, R-Sheboygan, has a vision of a private spaceport
in Wisconsin that would be regulated similarly to ...een the public and private sectors in setting up a spaceport
in Sheboygan to launch private rockets over Lake M...y and infrastructure requirements for setting up a spaceport
before real progress could be made. Leibham is hop...