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Space Shuttle Endeavour now inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles

Endeavour inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, The retired space shuttle Endeavour, mounted on its strongback overland transport frame, is pictured inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California … Continue reading

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Red Bull Stratos 2012 will break the world’s record of man’s highest free fall at about 120,000 feet high

Renowned skydiving athlete Felix Baumgartner (multiple World Award Winner Nominee) is being sponsored by Red Bull to break the world record by jumping free fall at least 120,000 feet above the earth; that’s higher than Lockheed’s U2 spyplane (85,000 feet) … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Boeing’s X-37B Space Plane

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The US Air Force extends mission for the X-37B Space plane; Landing Date TBD

The US Air Force is extending the mission of an experimental robotic space plane that’s been circling the Earth for the last nine months. The pilotless X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, which looks like a miniature version of the space shuttle, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Top Secret C-130 with Rocket Boosters | Military.com

Late 1980: in a top-secret mission to rescue the American hostages in Iran, the US government modified a C-130 Hercules to be a “Super STOL” aircraft by adding 30 rockets to boost it on takeoff and slow it on landing. … Continue reading

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SLIDESHOW: Final Launching of Atlantis

Final Launching of Atlantis The space shuttle Atlantis rocketed off its seaside launching pad on Friday, rising atop a tower of smoke and flames as it left Earth on the shuttle program’s final flight.  The shuttle needs to reach a … Continue reading

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What’s after Space Shuttle Atlantis? Thousands of more lay-offs

On Sunday at 11:07 a.m. EDT, Atlantis will dock with the International Space Station to deliver more than four tons of supplies. The flight of Atlantis is the final space shuttle mission as NASA ends the 30-year program to pursue a new path in space exploration. Thousands … Continue reading

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