Author: Exploring Space

Lockheed Martin Delivers 300th THAAD Intercept…

Washington DC (SPX) Oct 12, 2018

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 300th interceptor for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, the only system in the world designed to intercept threats both inside and outside the atmosphere. The production maturity milestone comes as demand for the company’s hit-to-kill missile defense system and interceptors continues to grow.

“The Missile Defense Agency, industry and
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Moon installation at our local cathedral

Moon installation at our local cathedral

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Russian Space Corp gets telemetry data, video …

Moscow (Sputnik) Oct 14, 2018

Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC Energia) has received telemetry data as well as materials from the video recorder from the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said.

“The video recorder and telemetry data of Soyuz-FG, which had an accident during the launch on October 11, were delivered to RSC Energia for examination and in order to draw conclusions.
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The forgotten age of space

West Lafayette IND (SPX) Oct 15, 2018

In 1990, Michael Smith had been living in Moscow for four months, rooming with a Russian family and conducting research in the city’s libraries and archives, when he witnessed the slow collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of its space program, reducing prominent engineers to mere repair technicians.

“I was inspired by living with Russians, seeing the pride they gave to their sp
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Soyuz-FG launch vehicle assembly suspended as …

Moscow (Sputnik) Oct 15, 2018

All works with the Soyuz-FG booster that has been prepared for the launch of the Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft have been suspended because it may have the same defects as the Soyuz-FG that failed on Thursday and it may help the investigation into the incident, a source in the space industry told Sputnik on Saturday.

“The Soyuz-FG rocket designed for the launch of Progress MS-10 has been
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moonblue1988: Adorable Autumn Outfits

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Adorable Autumn Outfits

How cute design! Take them home now!

Evolution of satellite images

Evolution of satellite images

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A view towards M106

A view towards M106

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Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35s after c…

Washington (AFP) Oct 11, 2018

The Pentagon grounded the global fleet of F-35 stealth fighters Thursday so that engineers could conduct urgent inspections following the first ever crash of the costliest plane in history.

Preliminary data from a Marine Corps F-35B that was completely destroyed in a South Carolina crash last month showed a potential problem with a fuel tube, officials said.

“The US services and interna
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How the images captured of Pluto have progress…

How the images captured of Pluto have progressed over the years.

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