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NASA Working on a Spacewalking Robot.
New plasma Engine in the Works at NASA
Liberty Capsule Starts its Museum Tour
NASA Working on a Spacewalking Robot
NEW plasma ENGINE IN THE WORKS AT NASA
NASA announced yesterday that it has signed a deal with MSE Technology Applications to develop an advanced plasma rocket technology that could cut travel time to Mars in half - a mission to the Red planet might take only 3 months. Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz from NASA has been working on the engine and the underlying technology for over 20 years.
LIBERTY CAPSULE STARTS ITS MUSEUM TOUR
Recently restored after its near 40-year soaking at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, Gus Grissom's recovered Liberty Bell space capsule has gone on display at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The capsule will spend the next three years touring various US cities. The exhibition also includes information on the
NASA WORKING ON A SPACEWALKING ROBOT
NASA engineers have built a prototype of robot which could be used to help fix space-based equipment, like satellites and space stations. Robonaut, which resembles a gold Boba Fett from star Wars, has sophisticated arms and hands (complete with five fingers), cameras for eyes, and a radiation-protected torso containing its processor. A human operator works controls the robot from a remote location using gloves and a headset.
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Tonkin's Web Page - http://www.aegis1.demon.co.uk
Astronomy Tutorials, FAQs,Books,ATM,Messier Marathoning, C5+ stuff.
Mountain Skies Astronomical Society - http://www.mountain-skies.org/
MSAS, an educational nonprofit organization, providing facilities (MSAS astronomy Village), instruction and resources in Astronomy, grades K-12 and general public.
Alien Contact - http://www.alien-contact.net/
Transmit a mesage into space! The worlds first and only ETmail web site.
Crossroads astronomy Club - http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/5576/astro1.html
CAC meets monthly at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday at the Texas Zoo, Victoria, and holds monthly starparties.
San Diego astronomy Association - http://www.sdaa.org/
The association has 500 members enjoying activites and our own observing site at Tierra del Sol.
Make More Miles on VHF - http://www.ilk.de/sites/gap
Information / hotlinks for VHF radio amateurs/ VHF weak signal / meteorscatter, listing of amateur radio stations qrv for meteorscatter
Space Launch Veiwing FAQ - http://SpaceyIdeas.Com/launchfaq.html
Information on where to view launches from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Sky Optics - http://www.skyoptics.net
Sky Optics carries a full line of quality New and Used Telescopes, Binoculars, Eyepieces,CCD's, Accessories, Books, Software and more.
Sky-Skan - http://www.skyskan.com
Sky-Skan is dedicated to helping planetaria, digital theaters, and museums produce dramatic experiences that capture the imagination.
Australian Skeptics - http://www.skeptics.com.au/
Investigating pseudo-science and the paranormal from a responsible scientific viewpoint
Rocketry.com - http://www.rocketry.com
Dedicated to amateur High Power Rocketeers Worldwide. Mirror site for Mark Wades Encyclopedia Astronautical
NRAO Tuscon - http://www.tuc.nrao.edu
The National radio astronomy Observatory in Tucson, Arizona specializes in the development of millimeter wave astronomical observatories
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