May 13, 2014
by Lon Seidman | May 13, 2014 11:40pm
Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.
Tags: Mastracchio, NASA, Russia, Space, ISS, ULA, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX, dh
July 23, 2011
by Tony Land | July 23, 2011 10:54am
The NASA News Office was a chaotic scene in the early morning hours of July 21 as hundreds of journalists jockeyed for access to the Shuttle Landing Facility to record the final moments of the Space Shuttle Program.
July 21, 2011
by Lon Seidman | July 21, 2011 7:27am
by Associated Press | July 21, 2011 12:14am
July 8, 2011
by Lon Seidman | July 8, 2011 3:57pm
by Lon Seidman | July 8, 2011 7:32am
May 16, 2011
by Staff Report | May 16, 2011 10:00am
Shelton High School science students celebrate as their experiment is launched onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour today at 8:56 a.m. The students put together the experiment with the help of PerkinElmer, a Massachusetts-based international science and technology company with offices in Shelton and Branford, and their work was selected to go to the International Space Station as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. Read our original story on the project here.
Tags: NASA, Endeavour, Shelton High School, launch, SSEP
May 1, 2011
by Doug Hardy | May 1, 2011 10:31am
by Lon Seidman and Doug Hardy | May 1, 2011 8:51am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The beat up launch pad leased by California-based SpaceX looks more like a relic of the 1960s than a cutting-edge space system of the 21st century.
Tags: NASA, SpaceX, commercial space flight, CCDev2, CCDev1, CCDev, Bobby Block, Blue Origin, Boeing, CST-100, Dragon, Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy
April 29, 2011
by Lon Seidman | April 29, 2011 10:40am