A CENTENNIAL OF FLIGHT SPECIAL FEATURE
- Untitled. // New Yorker;4/1/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p121
The article presents news release from the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration which reports that in a week or so, a Mercury spacecraft carrying a chimpanzee will be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Information from the test will make one more link in a concurrent chain of...
- The Primate Directive. Zackowitz, Margaret G. // National Geographic;Oct2007, Vol. 212 Issue 4, p158
The author reports on Ham, who was the first chimpanzee to be sent into space in 1961. The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) used Ham to study life support systems which were going to be sent into space with astronauts. Computers tracked Ham as he performed tasks in space, while...
- High hopes for safety centre. // Engineer (00137758);11/21/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7640, p6
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- AEROSPACE. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2007, p314
An encyclopedia entry is presented on facts related to spaceflights. It includes a list of selected notable missions by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), unless otherwise noted, plus non-U.S. missions. The non-U.S. missions were sponsored by the Union of Soviet...
- Risk robots, not lives. Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758);8/29/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7634, p5
Comments on the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration's (NASA) manned space flight program. Results of an investigation into the Columbia accident; Future direction of the NASA space program; Reasons for ending manned space flights.
- SIRTF Finally Aloft. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/1/2003, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p36
The Space Infrared Telescope Facility, one of the last observatories of the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration, is undergoing checkout 15,000 miles from Earth this week following launch of the $1.2-billion mission here on board a Boeing Delta II Heavy booster August 25. The...
- A grounding experience. // Engineer (00137758);1/10/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7618, p3
Comments on a governmental review that will end the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration's manned space flight program. Purpose of the review; Cost of the program to the government; Justifications for sending humans into space.
- A giant leap backwards. Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758);1/10/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7618, p26
Analyzes the future of the U.S. manned space program. Factors contributing to the possible demise of manned space flight; Management problems at the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration that affected manned space flight; Prospects for the agency's collaborative projects; Impact of...
- Manned space travel is vital and necessary. McHale, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1
Emphasizes the importance of manned space flight to the U.S. space program. Arguments for and against manned space flight; Problems with the U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration's manned space flight program.