Saturday, March 19, 2011

Sun-Earth Day

Celebrate Sun-Earth Day, today, March 19, 2011

Today is the SUN-EARTH DAY 2011.
Here you can read more about it and enjoy in Sun-Earth events.

The Sun

Friday, March 18, 2011

Employees Assemble for Historic Photo

Employees at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, took a few moments to assemble for a historic photo. Thousands of workers stood side-by-side to form an outline of a space shuttle. The event was organised in honor of the Space Shuttle Program's 30-year legacy. Here you can see image of it, and HERE you can watch the whole video.

 It's interesting, take a look! -> VIDEO

Print-screen from video

Stacion Crew Unbox Robonaut 2

Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli unpack the newest member of the Expedition 27 crew, Robonaut 2 - the first humanoid robot in space. If you want to read more about R2 (Robonaut 2) - click here. Now watch unpacking of $2.5 million robot, which will make space jobs much easier.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

ISS - Change of Command Ceremony

Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly ceremonially hands command of the International Space Station over to Flight Engineer Dmitry Kondratyev, who will serve as Expedition 27 commander.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Slow-motion Giants

For more than 40 years, the twin crawler-transporters that first carried all the Apollo Saturn V rockets to the launch pad have borne every space shuttle on the last Earth-bound leg of their journeys to space. It's amazing how this machine-giant still works and how these powerful engines still do their jobs.