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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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Next AAAP Meeting – October 14 at 7:30 p.m.

AAAP’s next meeting and lecture will be on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Peyton Hall.  AAAP member and NASA Ambassador, Dr. Ken Kremer, will present “What’s the Future of America’s Human Spaceflight Program with Orion and Commercial Astronaut Taxis”, … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

NASA Honors First Human Moon Landing, Looks to Mars

NASA/JPL Press Release originally posted here.  NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America’s next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars. NASA’s Apollo 11 crew landed on … Continue reading

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Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission’s 3-D Look at Earth’s Magnetic Reconnections

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today & AAAP NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD – An armada of four identical spacecraft comprising NASA’s groundbreaking Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission will soon fly through Earth’s magnetic reconnection events to capture the first  … Continue reading

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Curiosity Begins New Drilling Campaign on Mars

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today NASA’s Curiosity has begun her next drilling campaign on the Red Planet after scrutinizing an enticing slab of sandstone rock at “The Kimberley Waypoint”. See herein my custom photomosaics from Kimberley. The … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Delta IV Rocket Boosters arrive at KSC for Orion’s December 2014 Launch

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Production and assembly of virtually all the key hardware elements for NASA’s eagerly anticipated Orion EFT-1 uncrewed test flight later this year are nearing completion … Continue reading

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Japan Launches Next Generation NASA/JAXA Meteorology Satellite

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MARYLAND –  A next generation US/Japanese weather observatory aimed at gathering 3D measurements of global rain and snowfall rates  thundered to orbit during a spectacular night time … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of STS-1

by David Kaplan Employed at CBS Television for 40 years put me a somewhat privileged position of occasionally being an eyewitness to history. Whether it was working at a national political convention or an inauguration, the Special Events Unit, which … Continue reading

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