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  • SMAP poised to launch atop United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket

    SpaceFlight InsiderJanuary 28th, 2015

    NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, able to produce the highest-resolution and most accurate maps of soil moisture ever obtained from space, is set to launch Thursday, Jan. 29, from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. 9:20 a.m. EST (1420 GMT) marks the beginning of a three minute launch window, […]

  • Is low-Earth-orbit the next commercial marketplace?

    SpaceFlight InsiderApril 30th, 2014

    The International Space Station (ISS) is the birthplace of new technologies and scientific breakthroughs – some only possible without the constraints of gravity. Since late 2000, there have been over 200 visitors (people, space crafts and even a robonaut) to the ISS. Despite being fourteen years old, the space station remains at the forefront of […]

  • NASA to hold asteroid initiative opportunities forum

    Press ReleaseFebruary 25th, 2014

    As the next step in advancing NASA’s asteroid initiative, the agency will host an Opportunities Forum March 26 at NASA Headquarters in Washington.