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Ares Quarterly Report #0016
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public September 30, 2009, includes progress updates on: -Development Motor 1 test firing -J-2X component manufacturing -Upper stage manufacturing facilities and tooling -Ares I-X vehicle stacking For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares. ... (more info) (less info)
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NASA's Ares Projects began work in 2005 towards building a new human-rated launch system to take astronauts beyond Earth orbit for the first time in more than three decades. Since its inception, the Ares team have made tremendous stride towards the first flight of the Ares vehicles. This video documents the progress made on all aspects of the Ares I crew launch vehicle, as well as towards the Ares I-X test flight scheduled for 2009 and the Ares V cargo launch vehicle, which will begin its...
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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Ares Quarterly Report 15
Topic: NASA Science
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public Nov 7th, 2008, includes progress updates on: - Stage Seperation Wind Tunnel testing -Ares I-X Ground Wind Loads Testing -Ares V Wind Tunnel testing -Integrated Vehicle Health Monitoring -Shell Buckling Knockdown Test Articles -Robotic Weld Tool Delivery MAF -Roll Control System Valves and Electronics -Ares I-X Roll Controll Assembly and Testing -Ullage Settling Motor Test -J-2X Powerpack Disassembly -Workhorse Gas Generator...
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in January 2007, includes progress updates on: - System Requirements Review - Launch Abort System - Test flight avionics - Wind tunnel testing - Solid rocket motor development and test firing - Ares I instrument unit mock-up - Test Stand A-1 handoff For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public January 31, 2008, includes progress updates on: - Ares wind tunnel testing. - First stage parachute systems. - Solid rocket motor tests. - Ares I-X ascent thrust vector controls. - Development of the first stage nozzle. - Insulation for the first stage motor. - Fabrication of upper stage tank domes. - Construction progress on Stennis Space Center's new A-3 Test Stand. - J-2X engine powerpack testing. For a closed-captioned...
Topics: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles, Where -- Stennis Space Center (SSC)
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in October 2006, includes progress updates on: - Truncated model testing. - New nozzle hardware. - Ares I-X aft skirt and upper stage fabrication. - First stage pilot parachute testing. - J-2X power pack assembly. - Final SSME test prior to Ares handover. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public May 9, 2008, includes progress updates on: - Ares wind tunnel testing. - Renovation of MSFC's Dynamic Test Stand. - Ares I-X frustum fabrication. - First stage propellant installation process. - Fabrication of upper stage tank domes. - MSFC's Prototype Manufacturing Facility. - J-2X engine powerpack testing. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in August 2007, includes progress updates on: - Ares at Team America Rocketry Challenge. - Solid rocket motor firing. - Confidence panel testing. - First stage nozzle actuator. - Ares I-X Peacekeeper engine tests. - Friction stir weld tool assembly. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in May 2007, includes progress updates on: - The Ares Systems Integration Laboratory. - New solid rocket motor insulation. - Engine injector testing. - Confidence panel fabrication. - Ares I-X Peacekeeper engine tests. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public Mar 4th, 2009, includes progress updates on: -Ares I Wind Tunnel testing -Casting of the first stage Demonstration Motor 1 -First stage and Ares I-X avionics manufacturing -Roll Control System Thruster Testing -Ares I-X Roll Control Hardware Assembly and Shipment -Workhorse Gas Generator Testing -Test Stand A-3 Construction Progress For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at...
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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Ares Quarterly Progress Report #12
Topic: NASA
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in October 2007, includes progress updates on: - Stage separation wind tunnel testing. - System Definition Review (SDR). - Upper stage barrel panel fabrication. - Groundbreaking at Test Stand A3. - J-2X materials testing. - Ares at Wired NextFest 2007. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public in August 2006, includes progress updates on: - Wind tunnel testing. - Launch abort simulation models. - Fabrication of test flight hardware. - Upper stage manufacturing simulations. - Friction stir welding techniques. - Integrated power head demonstrator. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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This Ares Quarterly Progress Report, originally released to the public July 23, 2008, includes progress updates on: - Ares wind tunnel testing. - Demonstration Motor 1 fabrication. - First stage propellant installation process. - MSFC's Prototype Manufacturing Facility. - J-2X engine powerpack and gas generator testing. For a closed-captioned version of the video, please visit us on the Web at http://www.nasa.gov/ares.
Topic: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles
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Dr. Robert Suggs, leader of the Space Environments Team at MSFC, captured NanoSail-D as it trekked across the sky on March 2nd, 2011. This video is from the small finder camera and appears just as was seen by the the naked eye that evening. Dr. Suggs utilized MSFC's Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory to acquire the video. The same image was also captured in the facilities' 80mm and 14" telescopes.
Topics: NanoSail-D, solar sail, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, sky observation
Source: http://youtu.be/2riMYUH7cyE
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Topics: Space Launch System, Heavy-Lift rocket, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, space exploration
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This brief video shows an unexpected visitor helping NASA astronomers watch for Perseid meteors -- but only for a moment! Video was taken on the night of Aug. 14, 2011, from the NASA camera located at the Tellus Science Center in Cartersville, Ga. The silvery full moon is visible in the lower left portion of the frame. Credt: NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office
Topics: What -- Moon, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Perseids meteor shower, all-sky camera
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This animation shows how a black hole may have formed in SN 1979C. The collapse of a massive star is shown, after it has exhausted its fuel. A flash of light from a shock breaking through the surface of the star is then shown, followed by a powerful supernova explosion. The view then zooms into the center of the explosion. Credits: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart
Topics: SN 1979C, supernova, explosion, black hole, marshall space flight center, chandra x-ray...
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Time-lapse video of J-2X engine assembly at the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne assembly area at Stennis Space Center, Miss.
Topics: J-2X, rocket engine, marshall space flight center, stennis space center, pratt whitney rocketdyne
Source: http://youtu.be/Lvs_fnJ2jvY
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How do you chill down 1.4 million pounds of solid rocket fuel in the hot Utah desert? Lots of air conditioning! Learn how ATK chilled down DM-2, the second Ares first stage development motor in advance of the August 31 static test. DM-2 is a "cold motor" test with the mean motor temperature at 40 degrees for the two-minute test.
Topics: Where -- Utah, MSFC, NASA, DM-2, Rocket
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This video shows a very bright meteor that streaked over the skies of Atlanta, Ga., on the night of Aug. 28, 2011. The view is from an all sky camera in Cartersville, Ga., operated by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. (NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office)
Topics: Where -- Atlanta, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, meteor, all sky camera, space exploration
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This Chandra X-ray video shows the elements distribution in supernova remnant Cas A. The distributions of sulfur, silicon, magnesium and neon are similar. Oxygen, which according to theoretical models is the most abundant element in the remnant, is difficult to detect because the X-ray emission characteristic of oxygen ions is strongly absorbed by gas in along the line of sight to Cas A, and because almost all the oxygen ions have had all their electrons stripped away. (NASA/CXC/A. Hobart)
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, Chandra X-ray, supernova, Cassiopeia A, Cas A
Source: http://youtu.be/zXtTZK3sOfo
A NASA Marshall Space Flight Center video about the Orionids meteor shower, which peaked over North America on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
Topics: NASA, Marshall, astronomy, meteor, Orionids, meteorite
Source: http://youtu.be/yfj_NG_M9dI
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This animation shows an artist's impression of a distant galaxy and its hidden black hole found in an epoch when the Universe was less than one billion years old. Credit: NASA/CXC/A. Hobart
Topics: chandra x-ray observatory, black hole, marshall space flight center, nasa, space exploration,...
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A new color all-sky camera has opened its eyes at the ALaMO, or Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Watch its inaugural video below, showing sunset fade into evening at the Marshall Center on Oct. 5, 2011. The time-lapse video spans about 2:28 hours, and the moon is the object that emerges at the lower left side to cross the sky so brightly.
Topics: What -- Moon, Marshall Space Flight Center, ALaMO, all-sky camera
Source: http://youtu.be/oSlXcWDXkLU
This month, the Focus on Marshall team invites you to a very special ceremony -- the NASA verison of a "birthday party" as the Marshall Space Flight Center turns 50 years old. Join them for the unveiling of an historic marker to celebrate this important milestone, then meet some of the great folks that have contributed to America's space program. Captioned version: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=31939551
Topics: focus on marshall, marshall space flight center, nasa
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Using state-of-the-art NASA satellite information, students are busy checking forests for ticks that may carry Lyme disease.
Topics: lyme, disease, ticks, uab, university of alabama, nasa, science, spinoff
Source: http://youtu.be/KylwvWmnJos
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Reusable Solid Rocket Motor Project at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, rocket,...
Source: http://youtu.be/1duLOZPnmfw
Ames Research Center, MIT and Johnson Space Center have two new robotics projects aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Robonaut 2, a two-armed humanoid robot with astronaut-like dexterity, is currently undergoing onboard testing. The second is the SPHERES satellite, which recently got a smartphone upgrade that gives it eyes, ears and a sensor array. These robots could assume mundane, sometimes dangerous tasks: monitoring radiation, filter change-outs, some extravehicular activities
Topics: International Space Station, Robonaut 2, SPHERES, Ames Research Center, MIT, Johnson Space Center,...
Source: http://youtu.be/0eDWZ9jkRQo
Pull cord, deploy chute. Sounds simple, right? For the Ares I-X team the trick was in that "pull cord" step. After a thorough root cause analysis, NASA has pinpointed the likely culprit behind the Ares I-X parachute system anomaly -- an errant cord yank that caused one reefing line pyro charge to fire prematurely while still in the parachute pack. During the Ares I-X suborbital flight, the packed parachutes shook and shimmied inside the vehicle. Engineers believe the pack dynamics...
Topics: ares I-x, ares rocket, parachute, constellation.nasa
Source: http://youtu.be/UgKHuIJ6Cdo
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It was three-two-one to brilliant fire as NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center tested a small solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA's Space Launch System booster. The Mar. 14 test provides a quick, affordable and effective way to evaluate a new nozzle insulation material for the SLS solid rocket booster. (NASA/MSFC)
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Launch System, solid rocket booster, long duration space...
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On June 5, 2012, Hinode captured these stunning views of the transit of Venus -- the last instance of this rare phenomenon until 2117. Hinode is a joint JAXA/NASA mission to study the connections of the sun's surface magnetism, primarily in and around sunspots. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., manages Hinode science operations and oversaw development of the scientific instrumentation provided for the mission by NASA, and industry. The Smithsonian Astrophysical...
Topics: Where -- Venus, What -- Hinode, Marshall Space Flight Center, Venus transit, solar eclipse, Hinode,...
Source: http://youtu.be/gGYRMVU4blA
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More than half a century of human space flight and research has formed the basis for the powerful J-2X rocket engine. Credit: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne.
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, J-2X rocket engine, space exploration
Source: http://youtu.be/zghKvbqUaxA
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Office of the Chief Information Officer at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama,...
Source: http://youtu.be/3vEWOJoaNqY
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Asteroid 433 Eros made a close approach to Earth the morning of January 31st coming within 0.17 AU (15 million miles) of our planet. In this set of images taken that morning, the bright moving dot near the center of the field is the 21 mile long Eros.
Topics: What -- Earth, Marshall Space Flight Center, Meteoroid Environment Office, Asteroid 433 Eros,...
Source: http://youtu.be/Crhoe7X_lK8
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Editor's note: This is a repost due to a video change. Thanks for all your previous comments. Featuring NASA Marshall's Foundations of Influence, Relationships, Success & Teamwork (FIRST) employees and student interns, 'Future Frontier' discusses the new Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift launch vehicle and its importance to furthering NASA's exploration mission. NASA FIRST is the Agency's leadership program for promising young professionals. (NASA/MSFC)
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, FIRST, Foundations of Influence, Relationships, Success &...
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NASA conducted a 260-second J-2X engine test at the Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi on June 13 marking another step in developing the Space Launch System, the next-generation rocket that will carry humans deeper into space than ever before. (NASA/SSC)
Topics: Where -- Mississippi, Marshall Space Flight Center, J2-X rocket engine, Space Launch System, beyond...
Source: http://youtu.be/UuysXdb0TvU
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Emergency Operations Center at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, emergency,...
Source: http://youtu.be/VIkqLZEqtwI
The NASA Student Launch Projects, is a competition that challenges high school and university-level students to design, build and fly a reusable rocket with scientific payload to one mile in altitude. The project engages students in scientific research and real-world engineering processes with NASA engineers. NASA Student Launch Projects are sponsored by ATK Launch Systems. The annual launch event is hosted at Bragg Farms in Toney, Ala., and launch services are provided by the local National...
Topics: NASA, SLP, SLI, USLI, University, science, rockets, rocketry, launch, students, college,...
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NASA successfully completed the final flight in a series of tests of a new robotic lander prototype at the Redstone Test Center's propulsion test facility on the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. Since early October, the Robotic Lander Development Project at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville has subjected the lander prototype to a series of more complex outdoor flight tests maneuvers. The team steadily increased the lander's flight profile, starting by hovering the...
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, robotic lander prototype, Mighty Eagle, US Army Redstone Arsenal
Source: http://youtu.be/H59Te3tccoM
The X-ray Telescope on the Japanese/NASA mission Hinode has been observing the full Sun for an extended period. In this movie significant small-scale dynamic events can be observed as well as the slow maturation of many active regions now visible on the solar disk. Hinode is joint JAXA/NASA mission to study the connections of the Sun's surface magnetism, primarily in and around sunspots.
Topics: What -- Sun, What -- Hinode, Hinode, solar system, sun, JAXA, NASA, sunspots
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This video shows a compilation of events seen during the peak of the 2010 Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 13, 2010, over Huntsville, Ala. The shower began around July 17, peaked August 12-13 and will be officially over by August 24. The Perseids have been observed for at least 2,000 years and are associated with the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. Video: NASA/MSFC/D. Moser, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office
Topics: perseid, meteor shower, nasa, astronomy, fireball, marshall space flight center
Source: http://youtu.be/iKAAK5dUMA0
On the night of July 26, allsky cameras of the NASA fireball network detected three Perseid meteors in the skies over Tennessee and Alabama. The first seen by the cameras this year, these meteors are the "advance guard" of the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on the night of Aug. 12. NASA plans a live Web chat on Aug. 12 to observe the Perseids: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/chat/perseids_2011.html
Topics: Where -- Alabama, Where -- Tennessee, Marshall Space Flight Center, Bill Cooke, Perseids meteor...
Source: http://youtu.be/_T_GIJeXAzM
A busy year can seem to pass in a minute -- but in this video it literally does! Check out a rapid-fire retrospective of the Marshall Center's 2009 accomplishments. This fast-paced video montage highlights rocket tests, shuttle launches, spacewalks, astronomy, earth science and educational initiatives including moonbuggies. Fasten your seatbelt for a VERY quick blast through the past.
Topics: What -- Earth, NASA
Source: http://youtu.be/QV5vSE1YCL8
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NASA's Robotic Lunar Lander Development Project at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., completed an initial series of integrated tests on a new lander prototype. The prototype lander will lead to the development of a new generation of small, smart, versatile robotic landers to achieve scientific and exploration goals on the surface of the moon and near-Earth asteroids. (NASA/MSFC)
Topics: What -- Moon, nasa, marshall space flight center, robotics, robotic lander, exploration
Source: http://youtu.be/RkAFWMJMJTQ
In the video, Dr. Jerry Fishman discusses his career as a scientist, his lifelong interest in science and his recognition as the 2011 Shaw Prize Recipient for Astronomy.
Topics: NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Dr. Jerry Fishman, Shaw Prize, astronomy, space exploration
Source: http://youtu.be/1BlqOoI3h8c
Marshall Space Flight Center control system engineer Be Trieu, who is originally from Vietnam, is profiled in this video. It was shot in Marshalls West Test Area where he has worked since 1985.
Topics: Where -- Vietnam, NASA, MSFC, Marshall Space Flight Center
Source: http://youtu.be/V4NFGPET_14
The MEDLI instrument package, contained in the heat shield of the Mars Science Laboratory, will help scientists and engineers improve their computer models and simulations, and provide data to help design the next generation of Mars exploration vehicles. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) will launch in late November and is scheduled to reach Mars in September of 2012. (NASA/MSFC)
Topics: What -- MSL, Where -- Mars, Marshall Space Flight Center, MEDLI, Mars Space Laboratory, space...
Source: http://youtu.be/7ykJsOVYCcg
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The author/director of this creative piece is Paul Gradl who works on the J-2X development effort. A superb engineer with a technical background in combustion devices design and analysis, he came up with the notion of stringing together the J-2X development process starting with conceptual design, then detailed design and analysis, through fabrication and assembly, and finally into full-scale hot-fire testing. The result is truly excellent.
Topics: J 2-X rocket engine, Marshall Space Flight Center
Source: http://youtu.be/FAP2uDiDSIM
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Spectacular images from the Hinode spacecraft show the solar eclipse, which darkened the sky in parts of the Western United States and Southeast Asia yesterday.
Topics: What -- Hinode, Hinode, solar eclipse, astronomy, ring of fire, NASA
Source: http://youtu.be/uEK7FAJJ3Ew
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Educator Resource Center at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, education,...
Source: http://youtu.be/NcIIocR7XJQ
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NASA's Robotic Lander Development Project at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. conducts the second free-flight test of a robotic lander prototype. During test the lander successfully executed its planned flight profile, autonomously ascending to a six-foot hover and descending to conduct a controlled soft landing.
Topics: Marshall Space FLight Center, robotic lander prototype, NASA, space exploration
Source: http://youtu.be/zr4seC8Un58
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs continue the tour of the Research & Technology Expo at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama
Source: http://youtu.be/dYEUDtXdwdI
Gene Kranz, flight director for the NASA Apollo program and best known for his role in directing the successful mission control team efforts to save the crew of Apollo 13, delivered the keynote address at the AIAA SpaceOps Conference Gala on the evening of April 29 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Kranz also received the 2010 International SpaceOps Exceptional Achievement Medal, for pioneering the concepts and procedures that laid the foundation for human...
Topics: Where -- Alabama, What -- Apollo 13, AIAA SpaceOps Conference, Gene Kranz, U.S.Space & Rocket...
Source: http://youtu.be/oYo5MhcVgXM
In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Marshall Resident Office at Kennedy Space Center.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, Florida,...
Source: http://youtu.be/TDPikM07U0k
Vigilant sky watchers were treated to a fiery surprise in western Alabama sky on Friday, March 19. Allsky meteor cameras at the Marshall Center and near Chickamauga, Ga., recorded a fireball streaking across the sky around 11:19 p.m. CDT. Moving at a speed of 42,500 mph -- or 12 miles per second -- the meteor burned up approximately 20 miles up in the atmosphere. Although very bright, the meteor was deemed not large enough to produce meteorites. Mid-March is typically a lull period for meteor...
Topics: Where -- Alabama, Where -- California, Where -- Mississippi, fireball, meteor, bill cooke, marshall...
Source: http://youtu.be/vYkTcXtuOxk
A legacy of smoke and fire is celebrated in the May episode of "Focus on Marshall." The "Focus on Marshall" team traveled to Promontory, Utah, for the final ground test of a space shuttle solid rocket motor in February. The test was conducted to ensure the safe fly-out of the remaining space shuttle missions. A total of 43 design objectives were measured through 258 instrument channels during the two-minute static firing. Hear from Marshall Center managers as they reflect on...
Topics: Where -- Utah, motor test, space shuttle, promontory, utah, nasa, focus on marshall
Source: http://youtu.be/BiJdPICuUGg
NASA's Solar Sail project, directed by L'Garde of Tustin, Calif., plans to take this innovative technology beyond Earth's orbit. The spacecraft will have a "sail" one quarter the size of a football field and park in a pseudo LaGrange point closer to the sun to double the current warning period for dangerous solar flares. Slated for launch in late 2014, the instrument aboard the solar sail craft will use the sun's photon radiation to gently offset the corresponding pull of the sun's...
Topics: What -- Sun, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Solar Sails, exploration, beyond earth orbit,...
Source: http://youtu.be/8LmePYdraoU
During a recent test at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., the robotic lander prototype, known as Mighty Eagle, performed a hover test flying up to three feet and then translated, or moved itself sideways, to perform a controlled, safe landing 13 feet from the launch pad. This is a complex maneuver for the lander to perform accurately since a robotic lander may need to right itself autonomously when it comes in for landing on an airless body or planet with no atmosphere....
Topics: What -- Moon, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Robotic Lander Prototype, Mighty Eagle
Source: http://youtu.be/ZppmQJeTgyg
Gene Kranz, flight director for the NASA Apollo program and best known for his role in directing the successful mission control team efforts to save the crew of Apollo 13, delivered the keynote address at the AIAA SpaceOps Conference Gala on the evening of April 29 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Kranz also received the 2010 International SpaceOps Exceptional Achievement Medal, for pioneering the concepts and procedures that laid the foundation for human...
Topics: Where -- Alabama, What -- Apollo 13, AIAA SpaceOps Conference, Gene Kranz, U.S.Space & Rocket...
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The shake, rattle and roar lasted just seven seconds, but the short J-2X test conducted May 16 at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center moved the space agency closer to a return to deep space. NASA operators tested the next-generation J-2X engine on the A-2 Test Stand at Stennis to collect early data on performance of the engine and test stand with the new nozzle extension and clamshell configuration. The test also provided data on startup and shutdown processes. (NASA/SSC)
Topics: J-2X rocket engine, Marshall Space Flight Center, Stennis Space Center, space exploration
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This July, a summer intern took video using a flip-cam. The video depicts the James Webb Space Telescope mirrors being moved out of the X-Ray and Cryogenics facility. If you're wondering why it's so shaky -- that's because the process actually takes much longer than what is shown, the video is (in most parts) sped up by 150-200%
Topics: NASA, JWST Mirrors, James Webb Space Telescope, X-Ray and Cryogenics Facility, XRCF, Marshall Space...
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NASA recently performed a trial run on a rocket sled test fixture, powered by rockets, to replicate the forces a supersonic spacecraft would experience prior to landing. The sled tests will allow the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Project, or LDSD, to test inflatable and parachute decelerators to slow spacecraft prior to landing and allow NASA to increase landed payload masses, improve landing accuracy and increase the altitude of safe landing-sites. (NASA)
Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, space exploration, supersonic spacecraft, rocket sled
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In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Terrestrial & Planetary Environments Lab at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, planets,...
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Three of the 18 James Webb Space Telescope mirror segments were mounted on a test stand July 30 at the X-ray & Cryogenic Facility at NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The mirror segments are being moved into the facilitys cryogenic vacuum chamber, which will chill them to minus 414 degrees Fahrenheit to ensure they can withstand the extreme temperatures of space. As this cooling takes place, engineers and technicians from NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp....
Topics: JWST, mirror segments, cryogenic test, Huntsville, NASA, cryogenic test.
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Moonbuggy Promo
Topics: NASA, MSFC
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Slowly drifting across the horizon like a small cluster of clouds, large red, white and blue parachutes glide across the Arizona sky, bringing their payload to a gentle landing on desert floor below. These parachutes are part of a recovery system under development by engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., to return a expended solid rocket motor to Earth for recovery and reuse. Through this ongoing series of development tests at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground...
Topics: What -- Earth, Where -- Arizona, YumaDropTest10
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Topics: Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Space Launch System, Heavy-Lift Rocket, exploration
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Talk about time flying! Take a look at this super-fast review of highlights from the past 50 years at the Marshall Center. This year, Marshall is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting its historical engineering and technology achievements and service to the nation and America's space program.
Topics: marshall space flight center, 50th anniversary, nasa
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NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2009 with a profile of three young Hispanic engineers working a cross-section of NASA projects and missions. For more information, visit http://www.msfc.nasa.gov. For more about diversity and education at the Marshall Center, visit http://eo.msfc.nasa.gov and http://education.nasa.gov/edoffices/centeroffices/marshall/home.
Topics: NASA, Marshall, Space, Diversity, Education, Hispanic, Latino, Engineering, Science
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In this episode hosts Bill Hubscher and Lori Meggs take us on a tour of the Aerodynamic Research Facility at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
Topics: Marshall, NASA, space, science, tech, technology, innovation, MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama,...
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Testing of the next-generation J-2X rocket engine continues to set standards. Last fall, the engine attained 100 percent power in just its fourth test and became the fastest U.S. rocket engine to achieve a full-flight duration test, hitting that 500-second mark in its eighth test. On, May 25, NASA recorded another first during a 40-second test of the engine on the A-2 Test Stand at John C. Stennis Space Center. For the first time, test conductors fired the J-2X in both the secondary and primary...
Topics: J-2X rocket engine, Marshall Space Flight Center, Stennis Space Center, space exploration, beyond...
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