Results tagged “Constellation Program”

Mice in Space

Novartis is part of a space mission! Its study sends a specific strain of mice, developed at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), to the International Space Station (ISS) on September 20.

NASA EDGE - Orion Sims (Part 3 of 3)

Whether youre working on Orion Feng Shui or docking with the ISS, NASA EDGE explores the latest in Orion Simulators at Lockheed Martin and NASA.

NASA Edge - Orion Sims (Part 2 of 3)

Whether youre working on Orion Feng Shui or docking with the ISS, NASA EDGE explores the latest in Orion Simulators at Lockheed Martin and NASA.

NASA Edge - Orion Sims (Part 1 of 3)

Whether youre working on Orion Feng Shui or docking with the ISS, NASA EDGE explores the latest in Orion Simulators at Lockheed Martin and NASA.

Constellation Year in Review 2009

A recap of the major events in the NASA Constellation program for 2009.

Ares 1-X Rocket Test Flight Launch

This is NASA's first flight test for the agency's next-generation spacecraft and launch vehicle system, called Ares I-X, will bring NASA one step closer to its exploration goals. The flight test will provide NASA with an early opportunity to test and prove flight characteristics, hardware, facilities and ground operations associated with the Ares I.

NASA is issuing the third edition of the Workforce Transition Strategy, which details the agency's plan to minimize job losses while transitioning from the Space Shuttle Program to the Constellation Program.

NASA's Second Chance

Charlie Bolden is no stranger to space exploration but he is a newbie in the Administrator's suite and the strange ecology of Washington, DC interactions that the job entails. His first three days on the job have been abnormal with all the Apollo hoopla swirling through everyone's heads. Most of the time it is going to be far less glamorous.

USAF 45th Space Wing Study

Capsule~100%-Fratricide Environments (Implications for NASA's Ares-1 and Crew)
Estimate of Secondary Effects of the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) Destruct Debris Environment on the Constellation Capsule.
Using a metal joining technique called friction stir welding, the Ares Projects team at the Marshall Center has completed welding the first liquid hydrogen tank dome being developed to define manufacturing processes for the upper stage of the Ares I.
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