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Raleigh, NC  ·  The NC Space Grant is a consortium of academic institutions in North Carolina that promote, develop, and support NASA aeronautics and space-related science.
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https://flic.kr/p/N5LFnF | Alan Shepard Retrieval | Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) suborbital spaceflight, is retrieved by a helicopter from the USS Lake Champlain during recovery operations in the western Atlantic Ocean. Shepard and the Mercury spacecraft designated the "Freedom 7" (floating in water below) were flown to the deck of the recovery ship within 11 minutes of splashdown. MR-3 was the United States' first human space mission. Bio:...

https://flic.kr/p/N5LFnF | Alan Shepard Retrieval | Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) suborbital spaceflight, is retrieved by a helicopter from the USS Lake Champlain during recovery operations in the western Atlantic Ocean. Shepard and the Mercury spacecraft designated the "Freedom 7" (floating in water below) were flown to the deck of the recovery ship within 11 minutes of splashdown. MR-3 was the United States' first human space mission. Bio:...

Laika was fitted with biomedical sensors and then a full body harness to help protect her hookups. Her capsule is in the background.

Lajka with nose cone capsule from Sputnik

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cubesats impress me mightily - it's a standardised, low cost miniature satellite you can launch to orbit for something in the order of $10,000!

cubesats impress me mightily - it's a standardised, low cost miniature satellite you can launch to orbit for something in the order of $10,000!

The Future of CubeSats: Instruments, Science Experiments

The Future of CubeSats. Three cans of soda would fill the Firefly CubeSat to the brim. But don't let its size fool you-NASA has big plans for these tiny satellites.

Radius_Structure_1U.jpg (2908×1939)

Radius_Structure_1U.jpg (2908×1939)

Dubai to launch first CubeSat mission in 2015 - Khaleej Times

Dubai to launch first CubeSat mission in 2015 - Khaleej Times

The Asteroid Belt Explained: Space Rocks by the Millions (Infographic)

The Asteroid Belt Explained: Space Rocks by the Millions (Infographic) Great online poster! In the coming years, commercial space ventures hope to send robot space probes to mine valuable material from the asteroids.