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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has joined a panel that will make recommendations about the future of the nation's space program. The Committee on Human Spaceflight is part of the 2010 NASA Authorization Act....
Tags: NASA, Science and Technology
Purdue News ServiceWEST LAFAYETTE — Members of Purdue University's "All-American" Marching Band are building a new version of the World's Largest Drum that will fly over and into Lake Michigan. The "Droppin the Bass" glider will be launched off a four-story lakefront...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is ready to roll out its new alumni credit card featuring the last man on the moon, but it's delayed ads touting the card so it can honor the first man on the moon. The Journal & Courier reports (http:/...
Purdue plans to honor astronaut Janice Voss, who died earlier this month of complications from cancer. Voss was born in South Bend. The school will host a public celebration for the Purdue Graduate this Friday in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering....
Readers' Representative JournalThe front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
In the early days of the nation's space program, when American astronauts were first launched into space from the scrublands of Cape Canaveral, Thomas Harvey was there to see it firsthand. As an aerospace engineer for Martin Marietta Corp., Harvey was...
Most people have seen videos of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon after taking manual control of the landing. But who led the way with many space-mission firsts? In May 1963, I was working at NASA Mission Control at Cape Canaveral...
Tags: Culture, Space Programs, Arts and Culture, NASA, Cape Canaveral
Sun StaffHOUSTON - In a somber ceremony yesterday, President Bush told the families and colleagues of the seven astronauts lost aboard the space shuttle Columbia that the crew had perished in a great cause that the nation would continue to pursue. Speaking to...
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Ever wonder what kind of random hobbies you’d take up if you were a billionaire? Well, for Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos -- worth $18.4 billion according to Forbes -- it’s about tracking down old rocket engines. Did we mention they&...
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Thirty-two students in aerospace, engineering and science programs in 11 different countries descended on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory last week as part of a Caltech competition to design a mission to one of Mars' two moons, Phobos or Deimos. "Watching...
The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship. Naval Academy professor Ken Reightler leads the...
Tags: Barack Obama, Fiction, Science, Rocketry, Technology
Jeff Bezos: founder and CEO of Amazon.com, and now, bona fide ocean explorer. A year after vowing to send a team into the ocean to find F-1 engines from the historic Apollo 11 moon launch, Bezos announced Wednesday that the team had recovered F-1 engine...
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