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NASA commercial partner, SpaceX, is a step closer on its planned journey to the International Space Station. After its rollout to Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was lifted into place for a static engine fire test simulating launch.

Leader and researchers of the partners in the International Space Station (ISS) gathered in Berlin this week for the ISS Symposium 2012 to celebrate the completion of the ISS and to discuss the future path and priorities for research on the ISS. The three-day symposium covered case-studies in fundamental and applied research and the actual or potential spin-offs for the benefit of humankind.

There were times this past Saturday when the weekend-long Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo more resembled a mosh pit than a gathering of fans seeking interaction with their favourite celebrities, which included the entire main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

NASA astronaut and Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank officially transferred the helm of the orbiting outpost to Russian cosmonaut, Oleg Kononenko who, along with NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency, has now begun Expedition 31.

SpaceRef had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Scott Hubbard at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Dr. Hubbard is professor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University. He has been engaged in space-related research, as well as program, project and executive management for more than 35 years, including 20 years with NASA, culminating as director of NASA's Ames Research Center.

SpaceRef had the opportunity for a brief conversation with Chummer Farina at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Mr. Farina is vice-president of policy, external and government relations, communications and public affairs at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Our discussion revolved around the current status of the Canadian Space Agency and some of the milestones being celebrated in 2012 by Canada as a space nation.

To a recording of the "Washington Post March" by the U.S. Marine Corps Band, the highlights of orbiter Discovery's final ferry flight atop NASA 905, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Dulles International Airport outside Washington on April 17, 2012. Includes video of the aircrafts' flyover of the metropolitan D.C. area just prior to landing. (This piece was an element of the "Welcome Discovery" program held at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19 and televised live on NASA TV.)

A conversation with Jim Chilton and John Mulholland of Boeing. Mr. Mulholland is Vice President and Program Manager - Commercial Programs, Space Exploration while Mr. Chilton is Vice President and Program Manager Exploration Launch Systems.

A Conversation with Wayne Hale

SpaceRef had the opportunity to sit down with Wayne Hale at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Mr. Hale is a former NASA space shuttle mission controller, flight director, space shuttle program manager, Deputy Associate Administrator for Strategic Partnerships and currently the Director of Human Spaceflight / International Programs with Special Aerospace Services. Wayne share his thoughts on the current status of the space program, the future and his current work.

Flying atop NASA's Space Shuttle Carrier (SCA), orbiter Discover traveled from the Kennedy Space Center to its new space at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center outside Washington, D.C. Also, targeting beyond Earth orbit, and more!

SpaceRef had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Leroy Chiao at the 28th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Dr. Chiao is a veteran of four flights into space and was the Expedition 10 commander and NASA science officer on his last mission to the International Space Station.

NASA 905, the remaining Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, flew from the Dryden Flight Research Center to Kennedy Space Center to begin the process of delivering each of three space shuttle orbiters to its final resting place. Discovery is the first shuttle scheduled for a final ferry flight atop the modified 747.

NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly interviews Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Pilot Jeff Moultrie and Flight Engineer Henry Taylor. They talk about the effort required to take off, fly and land with the space shuttle mated to the modified 747 jumbo jet and their thoughts about the end of the Space Shuttle Program.

NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly interviews Ed Powers, NASA Flight Surgeon, about how flight doctors work with crew members, diagnosing astronauts in space from Earth and impacts to life here on Earth.

If you have to chose just one night in April to go out and look at the stars, NASA scientists say it should be April 21st when the Lyrid meteor shower from the Comet Thatcher peaks. This week's ScienceCast explains what makes that one night so special.

NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries interviews Brian Crucian, NASA immunologist, about the issues with space flight and the immune system. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation

The weekly NASA video recap of highlights from the week ending Friday, April 6, 2012. Included are Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland is honored in her hometown of Baltimore when the Space Telescope Science Institute renames its data archive center for the longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress.

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV carrying the NROL-25 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

On April 2nd, the Morpheus team performed a successful ground level hot fire. The purpose of the ground level hot fire is to test the environmental conditions of the vehicle while the engine is fired from the surface. During a ground level hot fire the vehicle is chained to the ground while the engine is fired.

Earth from Space - Swarm Mission

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In this special edition, Rune Floberghagen, Swarm Mission Manager, joins the show to discuss the upcoming magnetic field mission.

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