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Citters, Casper van - Public domain portrait engraving

Citters, Casper van - Public domain portrait engraving

Public domain reproduction of portrait art print, 18th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Project (Casper - Alcove Dam "Earth Fill Proper") - Bureau of Indian Affairs

Project (Casper - Alcove Dam "Earth Fill Proper") - Bureau of Indian A...

Public domain photograph related to native Americans, Reservations, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

MGEN Casper T. Spangrud, USAF (uncovered)

MGEN Casper T. Spangrud, USAF (uncovered)

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STS062-06-004 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper reading messages

STS062-06-004 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper reading messages

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper reading messages aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-62. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, ST... More

STS062-51-008 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper conducts an infrared thermal survey

STS062-51-008 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper conducts an infrared thermal sur...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper conducting an infrared thermal survey on the Space Shuttle Columbia's middeck during STS-62. The sur... More

STS062-08-020 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper exercising

STS062-08-020 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper exercising

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper exercising onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-62. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, COLUMBI... More

STS062-15-016 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer

STS062-15-016 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper testing the portable in-flight l...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT) onboard the Space Shuttl... More

STS062-48-011 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper working on flight deck with camera

STS062-48-011 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper working on flight deck with came...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper working with a camera on the Space Shuttle Columbia's flight deck during STS-62. Subject Terms: SPA... More

STS062-12-006 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper eating aboard STS-62

STS062-12-006 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper eating aboard STS-62

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 eating aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, COLUMBIA (ORBITE... More

STS062-10-011 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper using computer, with MODE in background

STS062-10-011 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper using computer, with MODE in bac...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper using the Payload and General Support Computer (PGSC) onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during STS-... More

STS062-06-031 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper and MS Gemar in aft flight deck taking photos

STS062-06-031 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper and MS Gemar in aft flight deck ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper and Mission Specialist Charles Gemar taking photographs in the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle ... More

S36-03-026 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

S36-03-026 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-36 crew activities. Views include: Launch & Escape Suit (LES) stowed underneath forward middeck lockers (001); Mi... More

S36-03-022 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

S36-03-022 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-36 crew activities. Views include: Launch & Escape Suit (LES) stowed underneath forward middeck lockers (001); Mi... More

Ewing T. Kerr Federal Building, Casper, Wyoming

Ewing T. Kerr Federal Building, Casper, Wyoming

Courthouse built by James A. Wetmore during the years 1930-1932. Neo-classical Revival style. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provide... More

(Clockwise) US Air Force STAFF Sergeant Jeffrey A. Casper, SSGT Bradley Brown, 52nd Communications Squadron; SENIOR AIRMAN Sean Rawles, 606 Air Control Squadron; SSGT Lenn Jensen, 52nd Communications Squadron, from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, drive anchors into the ground to anchor a 20ft satellite dish. Over 200 troops from Spangdahlem AB, Germany (Not shown), were deployed to 33rd Air Force Base at Malacky, Slovakia, to support Exercise Lion's Claw

(Clockwise) US Air Force STAFF Sergeant Jeffrey A. Casper, SSGT Bradle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: LION'S CLAW Base: Malacky Country: Slovakia (SVK) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanza Berrios, USAF Release Status: Release... More

Professional golfer Billy Casper demonstrates his golf swing in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Professional golfer Billy Casper demonstrates his golf swing in the ha...

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 22, 2008) Professional golfer Billy Casper demonstrates his golf swing in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Sp... More

Flooding ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , May 4, 2011 -- FEMA FCO Nancy Casper meets with AR Gov. Mike BeeBe before they take a helicopter ride over the areas affected by recent tornado and flood damage.  Photo by Jackie Chandler/FEMA

Flooding ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , May 4, 2011 -- FEMA FCO Nancy...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA FCO meets with Akansas Governor Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Little Rock, Ark. , May 4, 2011 -- FEMA FCO Nancy Casper meets with AR Gov. Mike BeeB... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 7, 2011 --Nancy Casper (left), FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, appears on a local TV show to discuss the current state of the recovery efforts in Arkansas.  FEMA is working with local, state, federal and private agencies to provide assistance to survivors of the recent storms which has impacted Arkansas.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 7, 2011 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: Federal Coordinating Officer Gives Update on Arkansas Recovery Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Little Rock, Ark. , June 7, 2011 --Nancy Casper (left), FEM... More

Windsor, Conn., Nov. 30, 2012 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Albert Lewis for DR-4087-CT congratulates Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Nancy Casper (l) and Individual Assistance Branch Director Becky Szymcik during an All-Hands meeting at the Windsor, CT Joint Field Office on Friday, Nov. 30 after they earned FEMA's 2012 Administrator's Innovation Awards. FEMA Photo/Cynthia Hunter

Windsor, Conn., Nov. 30, 2012 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Albert L...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Cynthia Hunter City/State: Windsor, CT Keywords: GIS ^ FEMA ^ Administrator ^ Award ^ Albert Lewis ^ Nancy ... More

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Final checkouts are being completed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as preparations continue for the launch from the L-1011 carrier aircraft of the Orbital Sciences Corp. Pegasus XL rocket with the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, solar observatory.      Scheduled for launch from Vandenberg on June 26, 2013, IRIS will open a new window of discovery by tracing the flow of energy and plasma through the chromospheres and transition region into the sun’s corona using spectrometry and imaging. The IRIS mission will observe how solar material moves, gathers energy and heats up as it travels through a largely unexplored region of the solar atmosphere. The interface region, located between the sun's visible surface and upper atmosphere, is where most of the sun's ultraviolet emission is generated. These emissions impact the near-Earth space environment and Earth's climate.   For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/iris Photo credit: NASA/ Daniel Casper KSC-2013-2912

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Final checkouts are being complete...

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Final checkouts are being completed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as preparations continue for the launch from the L-1011 carrier aircraft of the Orbital Science... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A construction crew uses heavy machinery to take apart the flame deflector at Launch Complex 39B as the flame trench is refurbished for future rocket launches at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2013-3486

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A construction crew uses heavy machinery to tak...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A construction crew uses heavy machinery to take apart the flame deflector at Launch Complex 39B as the flame trench is refurbished for future rocket launches at NASA's Kennedy Space Cent... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The engine ignites under the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, lifting NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, spacecraft off Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.    Launch was on schedule at 1:28 p.m. EST Nov. 18 at the opening of a two-hour launch window. After a 10-month journey to the Red Planet, MAVEN will study its upper atmosphere in unprecedented detail from orbit above the planet. Built by Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colo., MAVEN will arrive at Mars in September 2014 and will be inserted into an elliptical orbit with a high point of 3,900 miles, swooping down to as close as 93 miles above the planet's surface. For more information, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/maven/main/index.html. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2013-4031

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The engine ignites under the United Launch All...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The engine ignites under the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, lifting NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, spacecraft off Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canave... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the service module for the Orion spacecraft is secured to a work stand. Technicians are preparing the three fairings for installation around the service module.      The Orion spacecraft is being prepared for its first unpiloted flight test, Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, scheduled for launch atop a Delta IV rocket in September 2014. The Orion spacecraft is designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. Orion is scheduled to launch atop NASA’s Space Launch System rocket in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2013-4526

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building hig...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the service module for the Orion spacecraft is secured to a work stand. Technicians are pre... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Project Morpheus prototype lander’s engine begins to fire during a tether test at the north end of the Shuttle Landing Facility. During the test, the lander is lifted 20 feet by crane, and will ascend another 10 feet, maneuver backwards 10 feet, and then fly forward and descend to its original position, landing at the end of the tether onto a transportable launch platform. Testing of the prototype lander was performed at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston in preparation for tethered and free flight testing at Kennedy.    The landing facility will provide the lander with the kind of field necessary for realistic testing, complete with rocks, craters and hazards to avoid. Morpheus utilizes an autonomous landing and hazard avoidance technology, or ALHAT, payload that will allow it to navigate to clear landing sites amidst rocks, craters and other hazards during its descent. Project Morpheus is being managed under the Advanced Exploration Systems, or AES, Division in NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. The efforts in AES pioneer new approaches for rapidly developing prototype systems, demonstrating key capabilities and validating operational concepts for future human missions beyond Earth orbit. For more information on Project Morpheus, visit http://morpheuslander.jsc.nasa.gov.  Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2013-4286

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Project Morpheus prototype lander’s engine begins to fire during a tether test at the north end of the Shuttle Landing Facility. During the ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians prepare the first of three fairings for installation on the service module for the Orion spacecraft.      The Orion spacecraft is being prepared for its first unpiloted flight test, Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, scheduled for launch atop a Delta IV rocket in September 2014. The Orion spacecraft is designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. Orion is scheduled to launch atop NASA’s Space Launch System rocket in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2013-4466

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building hig...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians prepare the first of three fairings for installation on the service module for ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NASA Fire Rescue Services in the Protective Services Office at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida practice vehicle extrication training at an auto salvage yard near the center. Firefighters have removed the roof of the car using a special hydraulic cutting tool and reciprocating saw. Other firefighters have used axes and special tools to punch through and clear away the windshield and windows. Another firefighter uses the Jaws of Life on the car to simulate the rescue of a trapped and injured person.    Kennedy’s firefighters recently achieved Pro Board Certification in aerial fire truck operations. With the completion of vehicle extrication and Jaws of Life training, the Protective Services Office is one step closer to achieving certification in vehicle machinery extrication. Kennedy’s firefighters are with G4S Government Solutions Inc., on the Kennedy Protective Services Contract. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-1350

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NAS...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NASA Fire Rescue Services in the Protective Services Office at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida practice vehicle extrication training at ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NASA Fire Rescue Services in the Protective Services Office at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida practice vehicle extrication training at an auto salvage yard near the center. A firefighter uses a reciprocating saw to cut through a section of the car to remove the roof. Other firefighters used axes and special tools to punch through and clear away the windshield and windows. They will use the Jaws of Life to simulate the rescue of a trapped and injured person.     Kennedy’s firefighters recently achieved Pro Board Certification in aerial fire truck operations. With the completion of vehicle extrication and Jaws of Life training, the Protective Services Office is one step closer to achieving certification in vehicle machinery extrication. Kennedy’s firefighters are with G4S Government Solutions Inc., on the Kennedy Protective Services Contract. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-1348

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NAS...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Special Rescue Operations firefighters with NASA Fire Rescue Services in the Protective Services Office at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida practice vehicle extrication training at ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along the shore of an inland waterway at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. An alligator swims in the water nearby.    The center shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge encompasses 140,000 acres that are a habitat for more than 330 species of birds, 31 mammals, 117 fishes, and 65 amphibians and reptiles. It contains more than 1,000 known plant species. The marshes and open water of the refuge provide wintering areas for 23 species of migratory waterfowl, as well as a year-round home for great blue herons, great egrets, wood storks, cormorants, brown pelicans and other species of marsh and shore birds, and a variety of insects.  Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-1997

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along the shore of an inland waterway at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. An alligator swims in the water nearby. The center shares a b... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Trey Carlson, the spaceport's master planner, describes how the Center Planning and Development Directorate CPD is working to help transform Kennedy into a multi-user spaceport through partnerships and resource planning. The event was first of what is planned to be quarterly meetings between NASA's industry partners and representatives of Kennedy's CPD, Safety and Mission Assurance, International Space Station Ground Processing, Chief Financial officer and Ground Processing and Ground Systems Development and Operations directorates.      Center Planning and Development is the “front door” for partnerships with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Kennedy is now developing the world’s premier spaceport for government and commercial space industries using comprehensive resource planning and partnerships. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2029

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Trey C...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Trey Carlson, the spaceport's master planner, describes how the Center Planning and Development Directorate CPD is working to help transform Kenne... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Containers carrying the first set of Ogive panels for the Orion Launch Abort System are being offloaded for transfer into the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. During processing, the Ogive panels will enclose and protect the Orion spacecraft and attach to the Launch Abort System.      Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of Orion is scheduled to launch in 2014 atop a Delta IV rocket and in 2017 on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. For more information, visit www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2056

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Containers carrying the first set of Ogive pane...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Containers carrying the first set of Ogive panels for the Orion Launch Abort System are being offloaded for transfer into the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center i... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Cocoa Beach, Fla., Karen Thompson, NASA's chief technologist at the Kennedy Space Center, speaks to participants in the 4th International Workshop on Lunar and Planetary Compact and Cryogenic Science and Technology Applications.    Scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs interested in research on the moon and other planetary surfaces, recently participated in the Workshop. Taking place April 8-11, 2014, the event was designed to foster collaborative work among those interested in solving the challenges of building hardware, software and businesses interested in going back to the moon and exploring beyond. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2045

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Cocoa Beach...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Cocoa Beach, Fla., Karen Thompson, NASA's chief technologist at the Kennedy Space Center, speaks to participants in the 4th International Workshop on L... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, from the left, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana pose in from the of the historic launch complex after announcing that NASA has just signed a lease agreement with SpaceX for use and operation of Launch Complex 39A.        SpaceX will use Launch Complex 39A for rockets such as the Falcon Heavy, currently under development. Both launch pad 39A and 39B were originally built for the Apollo/Saturn V rockets that launched American astronauts on their historic journeys to the moon and later modified to support the 30-year shuttle program. Pad 39B is now being modified by NASA to support the Space Launch System SLS rocket boosting the Orion spacecraft part of the agency’s plan to explore beyond low-Earth orbit. To learn more about Launch Pad 39A visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/launch-complex39-toc.html Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2104

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, from...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, from the left, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of Space Exploration Technologies Space... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., announces that NASA has just signed a lease agreement with SpaceX for use and operation of Launch Complex 39A. NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, left, and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana listen.      SpaceX will use Launch Complex 39A for rockets such as the Falcon Heavy, currently under development. Both launch pad 39A and 39B were originally built for the Apollo/Saturn V rockets that launched American astronauts on their historic journeys to the moon and later modified to support the 30-year shuttle program. Pad 39B is now being modified by NASA to support the Space Launch System SLS rocket boosting the Orion spacecraft part of the agency’s plan to explore beyond low-Earth orbit. To learn more about Launch Pad 39A visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/launch-complex39-toc.html Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2102

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, Gwyn...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., announces that NASA has ju... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden announces that NASA has just signed a lease agreement with Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., for use and operation of Launch Complex 39A.      SpaceX will use Launch Complex 39A for rockets such as the Falcon Heavy, currently under development. Both launch pad 39A and 39B were originally built for the Apollo/Saturn V rockets that launched American astronauts on their historic journeys to the moon and later modified to support the 30-year shuttle program. Pad 39B is now being modified by NASA to support the Space Launch System SLS rocket boosting the Orion spacecraft part of the agency’s plan to explore beyond low-Earth orbit. To learn more about Launch Pad 39A visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/launch-complex39-toc.html Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2100

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A, NASA A...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden announces that NASA has just signed a lease agreement with Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX of Hawthorne, C... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Nine rocket engines roar to life on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, lifting it off Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and boosting the Dragon resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 3:25 p.m. EDT.    Dragon is making its fourth trip to the space station. The SpaceX-3 mission, carrying almost 2.5 tons of supplies, technology and science experiments, is the third of 12 flights through a $1.6 billion NASA Commercial Resupply Services contract. Dragon's cargo will support more than 150 experiments that will be conducted during the station's Expeditions 39 and 40.     For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/structure/launch/index.html.  Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2169

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Nine rocket engines roar to life on the SpaceX ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Nine rocket engines roar to life on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, lifting it off Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and boosting the Dragon resupply spacecraft to t... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, or MPPF, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Inside the MPPF annex building, construction workers are converting the building to a ground support equipment storage area and work area. The pipes overhead are part of the Environmental Control System.    Kennedy's Center Operations Directorate is overseeing upgrades to the MPPF for the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program. The extensive upgrades and modernizations will support processing of Orion spacecraft for NASA's exploration missions. The 19,647-square-foot building, originally constructed in 1995, primarily will be used for Orion hypergolic fueling, ammonia servicing and high-pressure gas servicing and checkout before being transported to the Vehicle Assembly Building for integration with the Space Launch System. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2295

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Pro...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, or MPPF, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Inside the MPPF annex building, construction workers are converting th... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, or MPPF, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A view looking northwest, shows the exterior of the MPPF.    Kennedy's Center Operations Directorate is overseeing upgrades to the MPPF for the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program. The extensive upgrades and modernizations will support processing of Orion spacecraft for NASA's exploration missions. The 19,647-square-foot building, originally constructed in 1995, primarily will be used for Orion hypergolic fueling, ammonia servicing and high-pressure gas servicing and checkout before being transported to the Vehicle Assembly Building for integration with the Space Launch System. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2299

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Pro...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, or MPPF, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A view looking northwest, shows the exterior of the MPPF. Kennedy's... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a Fire Rescue team member serves as a "volunteer patient" for a simulated emergency operation. Paramedics are attaching a neck brace and leg splint.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2760

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a F...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a Fire Rescue team member serves as a "volunteer patient" for a simulated emergency operation. Paramedics are attaching a neck brace and leg sp... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, helicopter pilot Bill Martin, a URS Federal Technical Services in the agency's Aircraft Operations, ensures all is clear before taking off during a training exercise.      The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2776

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, hel...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, helicopter pilot Bill Martin, a URS Federal Technical Services in the agency's Aircraft Operations, ensures all is clear before taking off duri... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a "volunteer patient" is carefully placed aboard a NASA helicopter as part of a training exercise. In an actual emergency, the pilots could fly an injured person from Kennedy to a nearby trauma center in minutes.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2777

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a "...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a "volunteer patient" is carefully placed aboard a NASA helicopter as part of a training exercise. In an actual emergency, the pilots could fly... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, an agency Fire Rescue team member gives "thumbs up" signaling that it is safe to bring in a stretcher with a "volunteer patient" to be placed aboard the nearby helicopter.      The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2767

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, an ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, an agency Fire Rescue team member gives "thumbs up" signaling that it is safe to bring in a stretcher with a "volunteer patient" to be placed a... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- For a training exercise, "volunteer patient" George Jacobs, NASA's deputy director of Center Operations, has been carefully placed aboard an agency helicopter at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In an actual emergency, the pilots could fly an injured person from Kennedy to a nearby trauma center in minutes.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2793

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- For a training exercise, "volunteer patient" G...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- For a training exercise, "volunteer patient" George Jacobs, NASA's deputy director of Center Operations, has been carefully placed aboard an agency helicopter at the Kennedy Space Center... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, paramedics remove George Jacobs, NASA's deputy director of Center Operations, from a vehicle simulating a rescue operation. Jacobs served as a "volunteer patient" during the activity.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2782

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, par...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, paramedics remove George Jacobs, NASA's deputy director of Center Operations, from a vehicle simulating a rescue operation. Jacobs served as a ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, agency helicopter takes off during a training exercise.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2800

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, age...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, agency helicopter takes off during a training exercise. The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Paramedics and Fire Rescue personnel move a stretcher to the waiting helicopter as they work quickly to have the patient ready to transport after he was removed from a vehicle.    The activity taking place in Kennedy's Launch Complex 39 turn-basin parking lot was only one of several drills. It was part of a new training program that was developed by Kennedy's Fire Rescue department along with NASA Aircraft Operations to sharpen the skills needed to help rescue personnel learn how to collaborate with helicopter pilots in taking injured patients to hospitals as quickly as possible. Photo credit: NASA/Dan Casper KSC-2014-2788

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Par...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Paramedics and Fire Rescue personnel move a stretcher to the waiting helicopter as they work quickly to have the patient ready to transport aft... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians prepare the ground test article Launch Abort System, or LAS, ogive panel and an Orion crew module simulator for a GIZMO demonstration test. The GIZMO is a pneumatically-balanced manipulator that will be used for installation of the crew module and LAS flight hatches for the uncrewed Exploration Flight Test-1 and Exploration Mission-1. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program is running the test to demonstrate that the GIZMO can meet the reach and handling requirements for the task.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch later this year atop a Delta IV rocket and in 2017 on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2358

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians prepare the ground test article Launch Abort System, or LAS, ogive panel and an O... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians are performing a GIZMO demonstration test on the ground test article Launch Abort System, or LAS, ogive panel and an Orion crew module simulator. Technicians practice lining up the GIZMO, a pneumatically-balanced manipulator that will be used for installation of the hatches on the crew module and LAS for the uncrewed Exploration Flight Test-1 and Exploration Mission-1, on the ogive panel mockup hatch. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program is running the test to demonstrate that the GIZMO can meet the reach and handling requirements for the task.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch later this year atop a Delta IV rocket and in 2017 on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2367

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians are performing a GIZMO demonstration test on the ground test article Launch Abort... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a GIZMO demonstration test is being performed on the ground test article Launch Abort System, or LAS, ogive panel and an Orion crew module simulator. Technicians installed the mockup of the ogive hatch using the GIZMO, a pneumatically-balanced manipulator that will be used for the uncrewed Exploration Flight Test-1 and Exploration Mission-1. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program is running the test to demonstrate that the GIZMO can meet the reach and handling requirements for the task.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch later this year atop a Delta IV rocket and in 2017 on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2377

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a GIZMO demonstration test is being performed on the ground test article Launch Abort System, or LAS, ogive... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The 90,000-square-foot "Space Shuttle Atlantis" facility at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida is home to space shuttle Atlantis following its retirement from active duty.     The $100 million exhibit opened June 29, 2013. Guests may walk beneath a full-scale, 184-foot-tall static display of a space shuttle external fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters as they enter the building. Inside, the exhibit features interactive displays that tell the story of the 30-year Space Shuttle Program and highlight the future of space exploration. To learn more about the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visit http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com. To learn more about space shuttle Atlantis, visit http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/shuttleoperations/orbiters/atlantis-info.html. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2438

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The 90,000-square-foot "Space Shuttle Atlantis"...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The 90,000-square-foot "Space Shuttle Atlantis" facility at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida is home to space shuttle Atlantis following its retirement from active duty... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A large crane is situated next to the ML for lifting of heavy metal beams and other construction materials.    In 2013, the agency awarded a contract to J.P. Donovan Construction Inc. of Rockledge, Fla., to modify the ML, which is one of the key elements of ground support equipment that is being upgraded by the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program office at Kennedy. The existing 24-foot exhaust hole is being enlarged and strengthened for the larger, heavier SLS rocket. The ML will carry the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for its first mission, Exploration Mission-1, in 2017. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2413

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A large crane is situated next to the ML for lifting of h... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- An adult osprey prepares to land in its nest atop a speaker platform in the Press Site parking lot at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying a fish in its talons. In the background is the 209-foot-tall U.S. flag painted on the side of the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building VAB. The parking lot borders the water of the Launch Complex 39 turn basin, making it an ideal source of food for the osprey.    The undeveloped property on Kennedy Space Center is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.  The refuge provides a habitat for a plethora of wildlife, including 330 species of birds. For information on the refuge, visit http://www.fws.gov/merrittisland/Index.html. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2848

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- An adult osprey prepares to land in its nest a...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- An adult osprey prepares to land in its nest atop a speaker platform in the Press Site parking lot at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying a fish in its talons. In the backgr... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A crane is used to lift a section of the metal structure away from the ML. The ML is being modified and strengthened to accommodate the weight, size and thrust at launch of NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, and Orion spacecraft.    In 2013, the agency awarded a contract to J.P. Donovan Construction Inc. of Rockledge, Fla., to modify the ML, which is one of the key elements of ground support equipment that is being upgraded by the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program office at Kennedy. The existing 24-foot exhaust hole is being enlarged and strengthened for the larger, heavier SLS rocket. The ML will carry the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for its first mission, Exploration Mission-1, in 2017. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2882

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Modifications continue on the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A crane is used to lift a section of the metal structure ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- This gopher tortoise almost seems to float above the pavement as it hastens along the road at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.     Gopher tortoises are dry-land turtles that live in scrub, dry hammock, pine flatwood, coastal grassland and dune habitats. The undeveloped property on Kennedy Space Center is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.  Currently, gopher tortoises are protected in some states by federal law under the Endangered Species Act ESA. The refuge provides a habitat for 14 species federally listed as threatened or endangered, including the leatherback, green, Kemps Ridley, loggerhead and Atlantic hawksbill turtles. For information on the refuge, visit http://www.fws.gov/merrittisland/Index.html. For more information on the gopher tortoise, visit http://www.fws.gov/northflorida/GopherTortoise/Gopher_Tortoise_Fact_Sheet.html. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2917

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- This gopher tortoise almost seems to float abo...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- This gopher tortoise almost seems to float above the pavement as it hastens along the road at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Gopher tortoises are dry-land turtles that live ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Personnel from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory JPL in California oversee testing of the rotating radar antenna on NASA's International Space Station-RapidScat in the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. From left are JPL flight technician Kieran McKay and RapidScat project manager John Wirth.    Built at JPL, the radar scatterometer is the first scientific Earth-observing instrument designed to operate from the exterior of the space station. It will measure Earth's ocean surface wind speed and direction, providing data to be used in weather and marine forecasting. ISS-RapidScat will be delivered to the station on the SpaceX-4 commercial cargo resupply flight targeted for August 2014. For more information, visit http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/iss-rapidscat. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2972

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Personnel from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Personnel from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory JPL in California oversee testing of the rotating radar antenna on NASA's International Space Station-RapidScat in the Space Station Proces... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A Huey helicopter from the Aircraft Operations branch at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida hovers over the Indian River Lagoon after a group of Emergency Response Team officers from the center's Protective Services branch dropped from the helicopter during a training exercise. The training session focused on safely entering the water, something the ERT could be required to perform in certain situations at the center. Photo credit: NASA/ Dan Casper KSC-2014-3745

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A Huey helicopter from the Aircraft Operations ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A Huey helicopter from the Aircraft Operations branch at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida hovers over the Indian River Lagoon after a group of Emergency Response Team officers from ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, students from the University of Colorado Boulder demonstrated a robotic capability for growing a variety of plants in a deep-space habitat. Daniel Zukowski, a University of Colorado Boulder graduate student, right, and Morgan Simpson of the NASA Ground Processing Directorate, check computer displays during a presentation of the team's entry in the eXploration HABitat X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge. In their concept called "Plants Anywhere: Plants Growing in Free Habitat Spaces," their approach calls for robotically tended plants to be scattered in any available space in a deep-space habitat instead of an area set aside just for vegetation.      X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge is a university-level activity designed to engage and retain students in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, disciplines. NASA will directly benefit from the effort by sponsoring the development of innovative habitat concepts from universities which may result in innovative ideas and solutions that could be applied to exploration habitats. For more: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/technology/deep_space_habitat/xhab/ Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2981

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, studen...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, students from the University of Colorado Boulder demonstrated a robotic capability for growing a variety of plants in a deep-space habitat. Daniel... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Heather Hava, who is working on a doctorate in aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, describes a Remotely Operated Gardening Rover, or ROGR, which could tend to plants grown in one of the SmartPots, or SPOTS seen on the right. The system is being developed by the graduate students participating in the eXploration HABitat X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge.      X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge is a university-level activity designed to engage and retain students in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, disciplines. NASA will directly benefit from the effort by sponsoring the development of innovative habitat concepts from universities which may result in innovative ideas and solutions that could be applied to exploration habitats. For more: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/technology/deep_space_habitat/xhab/ Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-2984

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Heathe...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Heather Hava, who is working on a doctorate in aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, describes a Remotely Operated... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Pathways and summer interns listen as Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana speaks to them during an event at the KARS Park I facility near the center. High school, undergraduate and graduate students participated in a team building exercise and received advice on leadership skills and working together from Kennedy's senior management.    About 160 students are working and gaining experience in many of the directorates and programs during their time at Kennedy. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3030

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Pathways and summer interns listen as Kennedy S...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Pathways and summer interns listen as Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana speaks to them during an event at the KARS Park I facility near the center. High school, undergraduate and g... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Pathways and summer intern students participate in a team building exercise at the KARS Park I facility near the center. High school, undergraduate and graduate students received advice on leadership skills and working together from Kennedy's senior management. At far right is Kennedy's Center Director Bob Cabana, and at left in the orange shirt is Scott Colloredo, director of Center Planning and Development.    About 160 students are working and gaining experience in many of the directorates and programs during their time at Kennedy. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3033

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Pathways and summer intern...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Pathways and summer intern students participate in a team building exercise at the KARS Park I facility near the center. High school, undergraduate and graduate stude... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The umbilical swing arm for Orion's Exploration Flight Test 1, or EFT-1, has been attached to the uppermost location on the fixed umbilical tower at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. All three swing arms on the tower are undergoing tests to confirm that they are operating correctly. They are being swung out and closer to the Vertical Integration Facility at the pad.    The uppermost swing arm will carry umbilicals that will be mated to Orion's launch abort system and environmental control system. During launch, all three umbilicals will pull away from Orion and the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket at T-0. During the EFT-1 mission, Orion will travel farther into space than any human spacecraft has gone in more than 40 years.  The data gathered during the flight will influence design decisions, validate existing computer models and innovative new approaches to space systems development, as well as reduce overall mission risks and costs for later Orion flights. Liftoff of Orion on its first flight test is planned for fall 2014. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3666

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The umbilical swing arm for Orion's Exploration...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The umbilical swing arm for Orion's Exploration Flight Test 1, or EFT-1, has been attached to the uppermost location on the fixed umbilical tower at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canave... More

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion listen as Malcom Boston of the Fleet System Integration Branch of the Launch Services Program LSP explains a computer demonstration on rockets. Behind the table, from the left, are Brian Norton, Emily Fields and Randy Mizelle, all from the Program Planning Office in LSP.      The Tom Joyner Family Reunion is designed to present uplifting programs, entertainment and information about growing, diverse communities. An annual event of the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, the many exhibits included NASA's participation focusing on encouraging young people to consider studies and careers in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math. NASA's Education Division promoted the benefits of math and scientific learning along with career opportunities offered by the space agency. The activities took place at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, during the Labor Day weekend. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3651

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion listen as Ma...

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion listen as Malcom Boston of the Fleet System Integration Branch of the Launch Services Program LSP explains a computer demonstration on rockets. Behind t... More

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion talk with Brain Norton and Emily Fields, both of the Program Planning Office in NASA’s Launch Services Program. They described a computer demonstration on rockets.      The Tom Joyner Family Reunion is designed to present uplifting programs, entertainment and information about growing, diverse communities. An annual event of the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, the many exhibits included NASA's participation focusing on encouraging young people to consider studies and careers in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math. NASA's Education Division promoted the benefits of math and scientific learning along with career opportunities offered by the space agency. The activities took place at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, during the Labor Day weekend. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3659

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion talk with Br...

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Guests at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion talk with Brain Norton and Emily Fields, both of the Program Planning Office in NASA’s Launch Services Program. They described a computer demonstration ... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – During a ceremony inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Flight Test-1 was officially turned over to Lockheed Martin Ground Operations from Orion Assembly, Integration and Production. Shaking hands during the turn over, are Jules Schneider, at left, Lockheed Martin Orion Production Operations manager, and Blake Hale, Lockheed Martin Ground Operations manager. Behind them are members of the Brevard Police and Fire Pipes and Drums.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in December to an altitude of 3,600 miles above the Earth's surface. The two-orbit, four-hour flight test will help engineers evaluate the systems critical to crew safety including the heat shield, parachute system and launch abort system. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3790

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – During a ceremony inside the Neil Armstrong Ope...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – During a ceremony inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Flight Test-1 was off... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, members of the Brevard Police and Fire Pipes and Drums lead NASA and Lockheed Martin workers toward the Orion crew module, stacked atop its service module. A ceremony will begin to officially turn over the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Flight Test-1 to Lockheed Martin Ground Operations from Orion Assembly, Integration and Production.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in December to an altitude of 3,600 miles above the Earth's surface. The two-orbit, four-hour flight test will help engineers evaluate the systems critical to crew safety including the heat shield, parachute system and launch abort system. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3782

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checko...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, members of the Brevard Police and Fire Pipes and Drums lead NASA and Lockhee... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Jules Schneider, at right, Lockheed Martin Orion Production Operations  manager, shakes hands with Blake Hale, Lockheed Martin Ground Operations manager, during a ceremony to officially turn over the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Flight Test-1 to Lockheed Martin Ground Operations.     Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to destinations not yet explored by humans, including an asteroid and Mars. It will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. The first unpiloted test flight of the Orion is scheduled to launch atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in December to an altitude of 3,600 miles above the Earth's surface. The two-orbit, four-hour flight test will help engineers evaluate the systems critical to crew safety including the heat shield, parachute system and launch abort system. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3786

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checko...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Jules Schneider, at right, Lockheed Martin Orion Production Operations mana... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, a United Launch Alliance technician on a scissor lift watches as mating of the second stage of a Delta IV Heavy rocket to the core booster of the three booster stages is nearly complete. The rocket will launch the unpiloted Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1.    During the mission, Orion will travel farther into space than any human spacecraft has gone in more than 40 years. The data gathered during the flight will influence design decisions, validate existing computer models and innovative new approaches to space systems development, as well as reduce overall mission risks and costs for later Orion flights. Liftoff of Orion on the first flight test is planned for December 2014. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-3909

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at S...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, a United Launch Alliance technician on a scissor lift watches as mati... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the 175-ton crane is being lowered from Level 16 down to the transfer aisle floor. Upgrades to the crane's 45-year-old controls will be performed in order to improve reliability, precision and safety.      The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program is overseeing upgrades and modifications to the VAB. The crane will be upgraded so that it can support lifting needs for NASA and other exploration vehicles, including the agency's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-4017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, a...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the 175-ton crane is being lowered from Level 16 down to the transfer aisle floor. Upgrades to the... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, preparations are underway to lift the final large steel beam for installation on the base of the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site. The ML is being modified and strengthened to accommodate the weight, size and thrust at launch of NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, and Orion spacecraft.    In 2013, the agency awarded a contract to J.P. Donovan Construction Inc. of Rockledge, Fla., to modify the ML, which is one of the key elements of ground support equipment that is being upgraded by the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program at Kennedy. The existing 24-foot exhaust hole is being enlarged and strengthened for the larger, heavier SLS rocket. The ML will carry the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for its first uncrewed mission, Exploration Mission-1, in 2018. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-4067

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, preparations are underway to lift the final large steel beam for installation on the base of the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, preparations are underway to lift the final large steel beam for installation on the base of the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at the Mobile Launcher Park Site. The ML is being modified and strengthened to accommodate the weight, size and thrust at launch of NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, and Orion spacecraft.    In 2013, the agency awarded a contract to J.P. Donovan Construction Inc. of Rockledge, Fla., to modify the ML, which is one of the key elements of ground support equipment that is being upgraded by the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program at Kennedy. The existing 24-foot exhaust hole is being enlarged and strengthened for the larger, heavier SLS rocket. The ML will carry the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for its first uncrewed mission, Exploration Mission-1, in 2018. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-4066

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the early morning at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, preparations are underway to lift the final large steel beam for installation on the base of the Mobile Launcher, or ML, at... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio makes his opening remarks to the audience at a post-flight presentation on the Expedition 38 mission to the International Space Station.    The Space Flight Awareness Program hosted Mastracchio's presentation for employees in the KSC Training Auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. An Expedition 38/39 crew member, Mastracchio launched to the station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Nov. 6, 2013, and returned to Earth on May 13, 2014, after 188 days in space. Following Mastracchio's remarks, employees were given the opportunity to ask questions and to meet him in person. To read Mastracchio's biography, visit http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mastracc.html. For more information on Expedition 38, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/expedition38. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-4113

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio makes his openi...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio makes his opening remarks to the audience at a post-flight presentation on the Expedition 38 mission to the International Space Station. The Space Fligh... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – United Launch Alliance, or ULA, workers monitor the progress as the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket for Exploration Flight Test-1 is lifted to the vertical position in the mobile service tower on the pad at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Delta IV Heavy is being readied to launch Orion on its first flight test.     During its first flight test, Orion will travel farther into space than any human spacecraft has gone in more than 40 years. The data gathered during the flight will influence design decisions, validate existing computer models and innovative new approaches to space systems development, as well as reduce overall mission risks and costs for later Orion flights. Liftoff of Orion on the first flight test is planned for December 2014. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-4183

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – United Launch Alliance, or ULA, workers monitor...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – United Launch Alliance, or ULA, workers monitor the progress as the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket for Exploration Flight Test-1 is lifted to the vertical position in the mobile service tower ... More

Hell's Half Acre (actually 320 acres), is a deep and rugged canyon filled with sharp pinnacles and other rock formations in the middle of an otherwise flat prairie west of Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming. Passersby, including emigrants on the Oregon and Mormon trails and Pony Express routes that crossed Wyoming in the 19th Century, called the spot "The Devil's Kitchen," "The Pits of Hades," and "The Baby Grand Canyon" until a cowhand appeared and thought he was at Hell's Half Acre, another area southwest of Casper full of alkali and bogs

Hell's Half Acre (actually 320 acres), is a deep and rugged canyon fil...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Archaeological digs here confirm that the jagged canyon was used as a "buffalo jump" by Indian tribes. This Hell's Half Acre was also ... More

Three white pumpkins sitting on top of a pile of hay. Pumpkin white pumpkin casper.

Three white pumpkins sitting on top of a pile of hay. Pumpkin white pu...

Three white pumpkins sitting on a bale of hay / Three white pumpkins on a pile of hay / Public domain stock photo of a food.

The Wyoming National Guard Joint Color Guard leads

The Wyoming National Guard Joint Color Guard leads

The Wyoming National Guard Joint Color Guard leads off the Vietnam Veterans Reunion Welcome Home Parade, June 6. Almost 600 veterans of the "ten thousand day war" gathered at the four-day event to mark the 50th... More

North Platte River Bridge No. 1210, Casper, Natrona County, WY

North Platte River Bridge No. 1210, Casper, Natrona County, WY

Significance: This bridges is a feature associated with the Chicago and North Western Railway, a National Register eligible linear district. The bridge is one of only two concrete and steel bridges on the Casp... More

Canyon Creek Bridge No. 924, Milepost 592.12, Casper, Natrona County, WY

Canyon Creek Bridge No. 924, Milepost 592.12, Casper, Natrona County, ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of railroad tracks, railway, train car, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Carus, Casper - Public domain portrait engraving

Carus, Casper - Public domain portrait engraving

Public domain scan of artwork in Austrian National Library, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Help them - keep your war savings pledge / Casper Emerson Jr. ; American Lithographic Co. N.Y.

Help them - keep your war savings pledge / Casper Emerson Jr. ; Americ...

Poster showing soldiers firing machine guns, with stream of War Savings Stamps forming the cartridge. Issued by U.S. Treasury Department.

Secretary of Defense Casper W. Weinberger addresses guests and spectators attending the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS NORFOLK (SSN-714)

Secretary of Defense Casper W. Weinberger addresses guests and spectat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: D.J. Hagood Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

STS-36 Pilot Casper reaches for laptop computer on OV-104's flight deck

STS-36 Pilot Casper reaches for laptop computer on OV-104's flight dec...

STS036-03-027 (3 March 1990) --- STS-36 Pilot John H. Casper reaches for the shuttle portable onboard computer (SPOC), a laptop computer, while at the pilots station on the forward flight deck of Atlantis, Orbi... More

STS077-373-019 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

STS077-373-019 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of STS-77 crew activities in preparation for landing on entry day include: STS-77 mission specialist Mario Runco, in his liquid cooling and ventil... More

STS077-373-014 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

STS077-373-014 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of STS-77 crew activities in preparation for landing on entry day include: STS-77 mission specialist Mario Runco, in his liquid cooling and ventil... More

STS077-372-026 - STS-077 - Casper taking photos on aft flight deck

STS077-372-026 - STS-077 - Casper taking photos on aft flight deck

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-77 mission commander John Casper aims a Hasselblad camera from the overhead windows of the Endeavour's aft flight deck. Subject Terms: ASTRONAUTS,F... More

STS077-373-015 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

STS077-373-015 - STS-077 - Entry day activities for the STS-77 crew

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of STS-77 crew activities in preparation for landing on entry day include: STS-77 mission specialist Mario Runco, in his liquid cooling and ventil... More

STS062-15-010 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer

STS062-15-010 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper testing the portable in-flight l...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT) onboard the Space Shuttl... More

STS062-15-005 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper using the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT)

STS062-15-005 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper using the portable in-flight lan...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT) onboard the Space Shuttl... More

STS062-06-030 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper and MS Gemar in aft flight deck taking photos

STS062-06-030 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper and MS Gemar in aft flight deck ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper and Mission Specialist Charles Gemar taking photographs in the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle ... More

STS062-27-008 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper working with a checklist on Columbia's flight deck

STS062-27-008 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper working with a checklist on Colu...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper working with a checklist on the Space Shuttle Columbia's flight deck during STS-62. Subject Terms: ... More

STS062-12-005 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper eating aboard STS-62

STS062-12-005 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper eating aboard STS-62

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 eating aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, COLUMBIA (ORBITE... More

STS062-26-012 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper at the commander's station on Columbia's flight deck

STS062-26-012 - STS-062 - Cdr. Casper at the commander's station on Co...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper working at the commander's station on the Space Shuttle Columbia's flight deck during STS-62. Subje... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along the shore of an inland waterway at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. An alligator swims in the water nearby.    The center shares a boundary with the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge encompasses 140,000 acres that are a habitat for more than 330 species of birds, 31 mammals, 117 fishes, and 65 amphibians and reptiles. It contains more than 1,000 known plant species. The marshes and open water of the refuge provide wintering areas for 23 species of migratory waterfowl, as well as a year-round home for great blue herons, great egrets, wood storks, cormorants, brown pelicans and other species of marsh and shore birds, and a variety of insects.  Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2014-1999

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A great blue heron catches a small rodent along the shore of an inland waterway at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. An alligator swims in the water nearby. The center shares a b... More

S36-04-027 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

S36-04-027 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-36 crew activities. Views include: mission commander John O. Creighton, wearing baseball cap and sunglasses, skis... More

S36-03-016 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

S36-03-016 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-36 crew activities. Views include: Launch & Escape Suit (LES) stowed underneath forward middeck lockers (001); Mi... More

S36-04-028 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

S36-04-028 - STS-036 - STS-36 crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-36 crew activities. Views include: mission commander John O. Creighton, wearing baseball cap and sunglasses, skis... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians help secure the Orion crew module onto a work stand after it was lifted out of a special test stand. Lockheed Martin Space Systems and NASA engineers performed a series of static load tests on Orion that simulated the massive loads the spacecraft would experience during its mission.    Orion is the exploration spacecraft designed to carry crews to space beyond low Earth orbit. It will provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. Orion’s first unpiloted test flight, Exploration Flight Test 1, is scheduled to launch in 2014 atop a Delta IV rocket. A second uncrewed flight test is scheduled for 2017 on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/orion. Photo credit: NASA/Daniel Casper KSC-2013-2687

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building hig...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians help secure the Orion crew module onto a work stand after it was lifted out of ... More