Not every movie about space exploration gets to use NASA logos. As a government agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has the right to refuse representation on screen if they consider that representation a negative portrayal. Inaccuracies galore are okay, such as in the case of Armageddon, but apparently showing an astronaut murder another astronaut can get a movie like Red Planet denied.
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery continues.
The Arizona Democrat will undergo an operation in Houston on Wednesday, in which doctors are slated to replace part of her skull, just two days after she watched her husband Mark Kelly blast into space on t… Continue reading Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Undergoing Brain Surgery
NASA announced Wednesday that it has postponed the launch of its earth-orbiting Glory Mission spacecraft due to technical problems, Xinhua reported. During the final 15 minutes before Wednesday’s scheduled launch at 5.09 a.m. from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base, the vehicle interface control console, a ground interface with Orbital Sciences’ Taurus XL rocket, gave an […] Continue reading NASA delays Glory launch
Images captured by NASA’s spacecraft after the recent encounter with Comet Hartley 2 revealed a cosmic snow storm created by carbon dioxide jets spewing out tons of golf-ball to basketball-sized fluffy ice particles from the peanut-shaped comet’s rocky ends. “This is the first time we’ve ever seen individual chunks of ice in the cloud around […] Continue reading NASA images reveal cosmic snowstorm post comet encounter