SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Monday that it plans to reroute passenger flights over the Yellow Sea to avoid possible collisions with debris from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to launch this month....
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Before being permanently brought down to Earth, the space shuttle Discovery hitched a final ride to its new home at the Smithsonian on the back of a 747.
The first commercial mission to ferry supplies to the International Space Station ended successfully Thursday when the Dragon capsule fell to earth on target in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico.
At 3.44am on May 22nd the Dragon spacecraft breathed fire at last, blasting off from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop a Falcon 9 rock
And this time, it was a passenger. As anybody that follows the U.S. space program is likely aware of, the space shuttle Discovery (the shuttle with the most missions under its… belt) was taken on the back of a 747 to its final home at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia (suburban Washington, D.C).
A highly specialized NOAA jet typically used to study hurricanes will fly over the north Pacific Ocean during the next two months gathering data that will enhance winter storm forecasts for the entire North American continent.
The success of the flight test program is the result of a team of
dedicated government and contractor professionals," said Larry
Lawson, Lockheed Martin's F-35 program executive vice president and general