Saturn V

APOLLO 50: GO FOR THE MOON

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, featuring a 363-foot Saturn V rocket projected on the east face of the Washington Monument and a special “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” show. This presentation conceived and commissioned by the National Air and Space Museum, and is made possible through a partnership […]

NASA, BLUE ORIGIN AGREEMENT SIGNALS GROWTH OF COMMERCIAL SPACE

Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continues to grow. Under a Commercial Space Launch Act agreement, Blue Origin will […]

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX OFFERS DISCOUNTED ADMISSION

Brevard County, Florida, residents are invited to participate in the Salute to Brevard program supporting area food banks and offering 70% off admission for up to six people at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex October 3 – 9, 2016. Make a difference in the local community by donating nonperishable food items in support of Brevard […]

TRANSPORT OF SATURN V ROCKET STAGE TO STENNIS SPACE CENTER A MATTER OF REAL HISTORY

History both repeated and foreshadowed itself with transport of the S-IC-15 Saturn V rocket stage to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this month. It repeated in literal fashion. The stage was transported from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility to Stennis Space Center on June 16, via the same water route it took more than 45 years ago […]

ORBITAL ATK TO USE SPACE IN VEHICLE ASSEMBLY BUILDING

NASA has selected Orbital ATK Inc. of Dulles, Virginia, to begin negotiations on an agreement to use High Bay 2 in the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The prospective property use agreement, which also will include a mobile launcher platform, reflects Kennedy’s transformation to a multi-user spaceport […]

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