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3 weeks 4 days ago

Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation (INTUITIVE) has announced a partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation to create a state-of-the-art planetarium at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

4 weeks 58 min ago

Here's three things happening at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on June 23 - 25.

1) Armed Forces Week - This event begins on June 25, and runs to July 1. During this time, all active, retired military and veterans enjoy free general admission.

1 month 3 weeks ago

NASA’s first mission to touch the sun is scheduled to launch in the summer of 2018. The spacecraft will fly within four million miles of the sun’s surface, closer than any other spacecraft in history.

1 month 3 weeks ago

NASA’s Space Launch System, or SLS, got a step closer to launch last week when an engine section of the deep-space rocket arrived at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) after an 18-day, 1,240-mile journey on the Pegasus barge. The engine section is first major SLS hardware, which is manufactured at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, to arrive at Marshall for testing. The delivery marks a critical milestone toward the first integrated flight of the SLS rocket and NASA's Orion spacecraft, which will take humans on missions to an asteroid and eventually to Mars.


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