February 2014

  • Microgravity Training
  • Profile | Kevin Heath, President and Chief Executive, Waypoint 2 Space
All participants will experience and be trained to adapt and operate in microgravity environments. The equipment offsets the participants’ weight, allowing...
  • NASA’S LADEE Spacecraft Gains Historic Snapshot, Mission Extension
NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft will continue its successful mission with an announced extension of 28 days in orbit. This follows a first-ever high-bandwidth laser communication which took place from the Moon to the Earth. It also included continued atmospheric analyses, and a tricky snapshot by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), another spacecraft working to further the scientific understanding of our nearest celestial neighbor.
 
“The launch vehicle performance and orbit...

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