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This research studio will focus on architectural horizon and ground in a new way; from the perspective of what was called the big blue marble in the 1970s. The design of the exterior mass, as well as the interior volume, will be driven by concerns for capturing the sensibility of...
 
The Nova Scotia Spaceport site is more specifically planned for a site near Alder Point in Nova...
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Spaceport America nearest city: Truth and Consequences, New Mexico, United States Webpage Location The Oklahoma Spaceport Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority (OSID) 501 Sooner Drive--P.O. Box 689 Burns Flat, Oklahoma 73624 Webpage Location Spaceport Canada nearest city: Sydney Mines, Novia Scotia,...
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Dear student members, You and your professors have played a significant role in the ongoing evolution of this site. We realize that our fledgling think-tank still has a ways to go before it lives up to everybody's expectations. Our most immediate challenge is to more effectively integrate student projects into the Space Collective community at large. To accomplish this we are working...
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George Dyson, son of physicist Freeman Dyson, has speaks at the TED conference about the Orion...
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WhiteKnightTwo & SpaceShipTwo, by Scaled Composites, was unveiled today, as shown in this...
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Brian Jones (UK) and Bertrand Piccard (SUI) successfully circumnavigated the globe in the Breitling...
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This is an interactive timeline for space shuttle missions. It is a pop-up flash window: click on STS-122: Interactive Mission Timeline on the right hand side.
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Below is Sir Edmund Hillary's obituary from the New York Times. Hillary was the first person...
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Zylon, poly(p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole), is a thermoset polyurethane synthetic polymer...
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Steve Fossett successfully circumnavigated the globe in the Bud Light Spirit of Freedom, a Rozière...
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The Blackbird series planes: A12, YF12A and the SR-71 were developed as reconnaissance planes,...
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Altitudes of atmosphere
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Another report by RS&H Aerospace & Defense (http://www.rsandh.com) Suborbital adventure...
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What entrepreneurial launch companies are looking for in a spaceport Report by RS&H Aerospace & Defense, a facilities and infrastructure consulting firm(http://www.rsandh.com) Entrepreneurial launch companies have different requirements for Spaceport technical capabilities, costs and schedules than do the historical government...
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Here's some general information about spaceports all over the world: List of Spaceports Hobby space/spaceports The main website, (hobbyspace.com) has all kinds of information and resources related to space exploration such as art, history, blogs, news, software, 3d models, space tech, space culture, etc.
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Artist Tom Sachs recently exhibited his installation Space Program at Gagosian Gallery in LA. The...
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Robert Bigelow owns Budget Suites of America, and is the founder of Bigelow Aerospace. Bigelow...
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Sir Richard Branson owns the Virgin Empire, with annual revenue of $25 Billion / year with...
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Burt Rutan made his first plane flight in a Aeronca Champ at the age of 16. He was interested...
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Joshua Slocumb, a Canadian, was the first man to circumnavigate the globe alone. He took this...
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Steve Fosset was one of the great adventurers of our time. He has made 116 records in 5 areas,...
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Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese maritime explorer who while working for the Spanish crown,...
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To launch from a stationary pad to 65 nautical miles altitude and an orbital velocity of 17,500...
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The EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) Suit is to protect the body from space walks in a vacuum...
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The Johnson Space Center houses the Systems Integration Facility where the interface and architecture of the Space Shuttle are mocked-up for astronaut training. To get a good idea of the spaces check out these virtual tours
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For NASA astronauts, flight simulators and shuttle mock ups help rehearse the experience of launch,...
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Service Module Most of the habitable elements in the ISS are cylindrical modules with most of the...
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NASTAR stands for National Aerospace Training and Research. Located in Southampton, PA, NASTAR...
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Long-duration flights, such as a Mir residency, impose very serious psychological demands on...
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There are striking parallels between the quest for defining the typology of the airport and that of...
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The fascination with astronaut training has already been exploited by many companies eager to start...
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Weight 1 space station (482,345 lbs) = 6 semi-trucks with maximum cargo (18,000 lbs...
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Training facility consists of a large pool with a mock-up of the passenger cabin of the spaceplane...
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Tuesday, November 27th, Steve Fossett's wife began the process of declaring her husband deceased. Fosset went missing after taking off from a private airstrip in Nevada on Setember 3rd, 2007. The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) called off searches on October 2nd, but private searches have continued. No remains have been found. Richard Branson ...
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Bigelow Aerospace started a series of projects looking at alternative uses for space travel and...
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New Global Spaceport Locations New Mexico isn't the only location in the US for a spaceport,...
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Looking at how different materials and can inform how the spacestation will be transported into...
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Back in Black
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Record Spaceport America "The Foster + Partners and URS team has won an international...
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Foster's previous work in transportation design made him a logical choice for designing the new...
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Robert Bigelow, president of Bigelow Aerospace based in Las Vegas, NV. and owner of the Budget...
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2001: Space Odyssey was released in 1968. Directed By Stanley Kubrick. Spaceships: The...
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The Gyroscope is a training device used by those preparing for an extended stay in space, but...
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Zero-Gravity Flights comprise the most widely accessibly method for the layman to experience zero...
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The Centrifuge is a piece of equipment that employs the semi-natural simulation of linear...
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The Pre-Launch Effort In the early 80's the International Space Station, or ISS, was originally...
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Timeline of Stations Prior to the ISS CNN Article on the History of Space...
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Definition A space station is defined as an "artificial structure designed for humans to live...
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