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NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex Begins Trailblazing Asteroid Sampling Mission

by Dr. Ken Kremer KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Bound for asteroid Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer began a trailblazing 7 year round trip sampling sortie on Sept. 8 in search of the origin of life with a spectacular sky … Continue reading

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AAAP June 14, 2016 Meeting – NJ State Planetarium

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The June meeting of the AAAP, and our last until next September, will take place on June 14th at the Planetarium of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. The meeting will start at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Beautiful Nighttime Atlas Launch Rockets Cygnus Supply Ship to ISS

by Dr. Ken Kremer KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A stunningly beautiful nighttime launch on March 22 mesmerized delighted spectators as the rocket roared off a Florida space coast, launch pad  stocked with over three tons of science and supplies … Continue reading

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America’s Human Path Back to Space – Dec. 8 Meeting

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The December meeting will be held on the 8th at 7:30 PM in Peyton Hall. The talk will be by Dr. Ken Kremer of Universe Toady and AAAP. The talk is entitled “America’s Human Path … Continue reading

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Boeing ‘Starliner’ Astronaut Taxi Spaceship Takes Shap

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – ‘Starliner’ is the new name of America’s next spaceship. The new commercial craft from Boeing will restore America’s capability to launch American astronauts from American soil to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. The … Continue reading

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X-37B Air Force Space Plane Blasts Off on Mysterious 4th Mission with Solar Sail Test

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today and AAAP On May 20, the X-37B, a reusable Air Force space plane launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on its fourth classified mission. The program is steeped in mystery about its true goals for … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon Roars to Orbit, Delivers Science to ISS

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today and AAAP KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  In mid-April I was an eyewitness to the blastoff of the latest SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station. With my press pass from Universe Today, I watched … Continue reading

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NASA Launches MMS Satellite Quartet to Orbit to Study Magnetic Reconnection in 3D

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s constellation of state-of-the-art magnetospheric science satellites successfully rocketed to orbit on March 12, during a spectacular nighttime launch on a mission to unravel the mysteries of … Continue reading

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