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  • Mark Geyer named director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center

    Derek RichardsonMay 15th, 2018

    NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, is getting a new director: Mark Geyer. He will be succeeding the current director, Ellen Ochoa, when she retires on May 25, 2018, after a 30-year career at the U.S. space agency.

  • Orion powers through integrated systems tests

    Jim SharkeyApril 15th, 2014

    NASA’s Orion spacecraft has completed critical testing of its integrated systems in preparation for its first test flight later this year. The flight test, designated Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) will launch the spacecraft more that 3,600 miles from Earth where it will complete two orbits before making a high-energy re-entry at 20,000 miles per hour.

  • Deep Space Advocates to host chat with Orion’s Mark Geyer

    SpaceFlight InsiderMarch 23rd, 2014

    Deep Space Advocates, the space exploration advocacy group will be hosting a chat with NASA’s Orion Program Manager on Mandy, March 24 at 2 p.m. EDT. For space enthusiasts who want to have their questions about NASA’s next crewed spacecraft – this is your opportunity get answers – from the “inside.”

  • Wind tunnel testing used to understand the unsteady side of aerodynamics

    NASANovember 6th, 2013

    Think about a time you’ve been a passenger in a car and stuck your hand out the window. As your speed increases, so do the vibrations in your hand. Trying to keep those fingers steady as the wind whips around them at 75 mph gets pretty tricky, right?