January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1 Russia launched three GLONASS satellites into orbit on a Proton-M rocket on December 25, 2007 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1 Lunar Prospector was launched on January 6, 1998 to examine the origins and evolution of the moon and determine whether or not water ice is present in its polar regions.
January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1 When President Bush committed to a new direction in space with the Vision for Space Exploration in 2004, his directive gave all of us a challenge bold enough to last a lifetime. Indeed, it is a challenge to last several generations.
January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1 As work begins on the Lunar Lander Project at the Johnson Space Center (JSC), its project office has undertaken an unorthodox approach to engineering management. Nicknamed Star Works, it is loosely based on the Lockheed Skunk Works concept pioneered by Kelly Johnson during World War II.
January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1 In the summer of 2003, Rex Geveden, Program Manager for Gravity Probe B at Marshall Space Flight Center, was eager to ship the spacecraft to Vandenberg Air Force Base for integration and testing and then launch.