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  • Alien solar system boasts tightly-spaced planets, unusual orbits

    Florida TechJuly 21st, 2016

    MELBOURNE, FLA. — Tightly spaced planets inside an alien solar system known as Kepler-80 boast a rare orbital configuration.

  • Explore ALL the amazing photos of Earth, as tweeted by Scott Kelly in his year in space

    Press ReleaseMarch 2nd, 2016

    CASIS (the Center for Advancement of Science in Space) announces the complete collection of Scott Kelly’s tweeted photos from space, in full-resolution. Explore them ALL at, a web site sponsored by CASIS. You’ll see gorgeous aurora, cities at night, dramatic storms, the vast Sahara, glaciers and hundreds of places both familiar and strange – the full panoply of Earth’s beauty as seen from space. Explore, learn, share – and marvel at our wonderful home planet.

  • Celebrating a storied history in the heavens: 10th anniversary of the final Titan

    Press ReleaseOctober 21st, 2015

    It was 10 years ago when Barb Sande gazed upward to watch the last Titan rocket soar into a cloudless, blue sky from its launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. “My husband and I attended the final Titan launch and it’s an enduring memory,” Barb reflected. “It was Oct. 19, 2005, and it was a gorgeous, clear day – which also happened to be the day before my 50th birthday. It was bittersweet to see the last vehicle fly while celebrating this personal milestone.”

  • Kickstarter-funded rocket “Moonspike” going to the Moon

    Press ReleaseOctober 7th, 2015

    Moonspike today launched its bid to land the first crowd-funded rocket on the Moon. The Kickstarter project launched today at 7:00 am Eastern Time (12:00 noon BST) with the aim of raising $1 million within 30 days.

  • Buzz Aldrin Space Institute formed at Florida Institute of Technology

    Press ReleaseAugust 28th, 2015

    MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology today held a signing ceremony formalizing the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute at the university. Opening this fall and led by legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the Institute will promote the settlement of Mars through research.