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National Academies Advisory: Priorities for future space exploration
Science in NASA's Vision for Space Exploration, new from the National Academies' National Research Council, reviews NASA's objectives for implementing its Vision for Space Exploration, a new set of goals for human and robotic exploration of the solar system and beyond. (2005-02-03)
Lost in space no more
A day that separated the old world from the new: On October 4, 1957, Sputnik, the first spacecraft, was launched. (2006-10-30)
ESA receives American Astronautical Society award
ESA and its ISS partners have just been given the Advancement of International Cooperation Award in recognition of the significant contribution made by the ISS. (2007-12-04)
National Academies advisory: Technology development at NASA
A new report from the National Research Council, (2008-08-20)
Using the power of the sun to reach the stars
Solar sail technology is close to becoming an engineering reality. (2008-08-27)
UK's future in space -- a new beginning?
The UK should have involvement in both human and robotic elements of space exploration if it wants to play a full and active role in the unique opportunities that will define space exploration during this century. (2007-09-13)
Research to enable human space missions -- new report
The report also examines the role of the International Space Station in this research. (2011-03-31)
ESA polls stakeholders to inform its long-term exploration strategy
On January 8-9, in the historic town of Edinburgh, ESA and BNSC are to hold a workshop to kick off the first in a series of consultations with key stakeholders. (2006-12-19)
Germany joins the Aurora Exploration Programme
Germany joined the Preparatory Phase of the European Space Exploration Programme Aurora. (2005-07-18)
Next generation solar cells may someday power NASA's robotic explorers
NASA recently awarded Rochester Institute of Technology and its research partners at the NASA Glenn Research Center and the Ohio Aerospace Institute, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University and the Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center at the University of Houston $6 million as part of the Human and Robotic Technology program to study nanomaterials and nanostructure for space photovoltaics. (2004-09-20)
Science fiction turns into reality
It might be a long elevator ride, but sometime in the near future astronauts might be able to grab a ride for future space exploration. (2009-06-19)
International workshop paves way to future cooperation for space exploration
Over sixty participants representing space agencies from Europe, North America and Asia have today concluded the 2nd ESA/ASI Workshop for International Cooperation for Sustainable Space Exploration, held in Sarteano, Italy. (2006-05-15)
Astronauts to bring asteroid back into lunar orbit
In a paper published in EPJ Plus, Marco Tantardini and Enrico Flamini from the Italian Space Agency (ASI) make the case for taking part in the robotic phase of the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). (2017-08-07)
National Academies advisory: NASA's future space and science programs
NASA's Vision for Space Exploration, announced by President Bush in January 2004, is a long-term program to further explore the solar system using both manned and robotic spacecraft. (2005-08-05)
Space Exploration 3.0 about to begin
Space exploration is about to enter a third age where nations will cooperate to explore the solar system. (2007-11-02)
European meeting in Athens fuels future space exploration missions to Mars, moon
A European Science Foundation-led workshop sponsored by the European Space Agency has enabled 88 scientists from 11 European countries to agree on science goals for future Europe's planetary exploration program -- providing the continent with an ambitious roadmap to examine Mars and the moon. (2007-05-31)
Lunar exploration -- potential UK and NASA collaboration
The British National Space Center and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have today issued a report from the Joint Working Group on lunar exploration that outlines next steps in possible UK-US space exploration cooperation. (2008-02-15)
Space science and exploration workshop: Nov. 8-10 in Irvine, Calif.
NASA's exploration of space has been largely motivated by questions such as how the universe and the solar system began, whether there is life beyond Earth, and what the future might hold for humans in space. (2010-10-18)
Space Camp Hall of Fame honors Arizona State University Mars researcher
James Rice, of Arizona State University's Mars Space Flight Facility, will be one of the initial eight inductees into the Space Camp Hall of Fame at the US Space & Rocket Center on June 13. (2007-06-10)
July 8 Mars Colloquium in Pasadena, Calif.
The National Research Council's Space Studies Board will host a colloquium on astrobiology and Mars exploration at the Hilton Pasadena Hotel. (2007-06-14)
Seekers of knowledge in a cosmic neighborhood
In an overview of (2007-04-26)
Aurora participants approve preparatory phase for European Space Exploration Programme
At the last meeting of the Aurora Board of Participants, held at ESA's Paris headquarters on Thursday 8 July, the participating states approved the Preparatory Phase of the European Space Exploration Programme (ESEP). (2004-07-19)
Mars Sample Return: The next step in exploring the Red Planet
ESA and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales will be co-hosting, in cooperation with NASA and the International Mars Exploration Working Group, an international conference on July 9 and 10 in the auditorium of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris to discuss the next step in the exploration of Mars. (2008-07-02)
Carnegie Mellon artists explore the final frontier
Astronauts aren't the only ones exploring outer space. Two internationally recognized space artists, Carnegie Mellon University's STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Distinguished Fellow Lowry Burgess and associate Frank Pietronigro, are leading the space exploration community as co-chairs of the first Space Art Track during the International Space Development Conference (ISDC). (2006-04-17)
First habitat design workshop
In April, 30 students from across Europe will take part in the Habitat Design Workshop to be held in the Erasmus User Centre at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre in the Netherlands. (2005-03-01)
Elsevier announces the launch of journal: REACH -- Reviews in Human Space Exploration
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of REACH -- Reviews in Human Space Exploration. (2016-07-25)
New, content-based geographic map search tool unveiled
How can you find similar sections of a very large map? (2012-09-19)
Explore Earth and space with ASU scientists Nov. 5
The public is invited to spend a day exploring Earth and space with Arizona State University scientists from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. (2011-10-18)
ESA at the International Astronautical Congress in Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada, hosts the 55th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) from 4 to 8 October this year. (2004-09-24)
Aerospace industry leaders to debate America's next steps in space
Aerospace industry leaders will meet Nov. 2 to debate the future of America's space programs in light of the recent findings by the Augustine Commission. (2009-10-27)
NASA Marshall creates new Second Generation Reusable Launch Vehicle Program Office
The Second Generation Reusable Launch Vehicle office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. (2001-05-14)
International, interplanetary and no interference! Mars Express calls up Spirit
A pioneering demonstration of communications between the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter and NASA's Mars exploration rover, Spirit, has succeeded. (2004-02-12)
Researcher designs robot that jumps like a grasshopper
The first robot that can jump like a grasshopper and roll like a ball could play a key role in future space exploration. (2008-12-04)
50 years of space
Fifty years ago today, on the night of Oct. 4, the first (2007-10-04)
UTEP research at NASA to explore space safety
The University of Texas El Paso has signed a five-year, $5 million contract with NASA Johnson Space Center contractor Jacobs Technology. (2015-03-12)
Discover European space with a stroll around the 'International Space Village' at ILA2006
From Tuesday 16 to Sunday 21 May 2006, ESA will participate in the ILA2006 International Air Show in Berlin, together with the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR (German Aerospace Centre) and the German Space Industries Association, BDLI. (2006-04-26)
European space center at Harwell
The European Space Agency and the United Kingdom government havesigned an agreement in principle to develop an ESA research center at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire. (2008-11-27)
UA planetary scientist to testify before Presidential commission Friday
What's the quickest, most practical way to search for other Earths around nearby stars? (2004-04-14)
Mini NASA satellite begins environmental testing
Slightly larger than a cereal box, the Dellingr CubeSat will study the charged particles of Earth's outer atmosphere, which can drive changes in our space weather and impact satellites. (2016-08-08)
Name and designer logo revealed for Paolo Nespoli's Shuttle mission to the ISS
ESA and the Italian Space Agency today announced that they have chosen the name for the upcoming mission of astronaut Paolo Nespoli, a member of the STS-120 crew assigned to a shuttle launch next October. (2007-07-24)
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