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The Launch Of The LADEE By NASA!

LADEE

This week saw the launch of LADEE by NASA! The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launched on Friday at 11:27 EDT. The LADEE is on a mission to explore the atmosphere around the moon and to take a closer look at the dust that is seen emanating from the moon's surface. Read More »

So You Think You Know NASA?

NASA Funding

According to one of Steve's most recent posts Neil deGrass Tyson goes down as noting that the 2008 bank bailout was "larger than the total 50 year history of NASA'S budget." This prompted Steve to go looking at how the tax dollars of the people of the United States are prioritized. Steve came up with this table to help to show the difference between science and military spending. Read More »

NASA Photo Chronicles First-Ever Astronaut Jetpack Excursion

jetpack

You probably don't know this, but February 12th, 1984 was an incredible day for space exploration. No, we didn't discover a new galaxy, or make a huge technological advancement in the area of extraterrestrial communication. However, an astronaut did attempt the first-ever exploratory maneuver that took him further away from his ship than had ever been attempted. Read More »