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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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Training facility consists of a large pool with a mock-up of the passenger cabin of the spaceplane...
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Weight 1 space station (482,345 lbs) = 6 semi-trucks with maximum cargo (18,000 lbs...
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The fascination with astronaut training has already been exploited by many companies eager to start...
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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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NASTAR stands for National Aerospace Training and Research. Located in Southampton, PA, NASTAR...
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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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For NASA astronauts, flight simulators and shuttle mock ups help rehearse the experience of launch,...
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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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The EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) Suit is to protect the body from space walks in a vacuum...
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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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Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese maritime explorer who while working for the Spanish crown,...
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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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Joshua Slocumb, a Canadian, was the first man to circumnavigate the globe alone. He took this...
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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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Sir Richard Branson owns the Virgin Empire, with annual revenue of $25 Billion / year with...
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Robert Bigelow owns Budget Suites of America, and is the founder of Bigelow Aerospace. Bigelow...
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Artist Tom Sachs recently exhibited his installation Space Program at Gagosian Gallery in LA. The...
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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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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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Another report by RS&H Aerospace & Defense (http://www.rsandh.com) Suborbital adventure...
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Altitudes of atmosphere
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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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Steve Fossett successfully circumnavigated the globe in the Bud Light Spirit of Freedom, a Rozière...
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Brian Jones (UK) and Bertrand Piccard (SUI) successfully circumnavigated the globe in the Breitling...
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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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George Dyson, son of physicist Freeman Dyson, has speaks at the TED conference about the Orion...
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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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