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No new constellation, says NASA Shifts in astrological paradigms have been around since 2011, when Minnesota Planetarium Society astronomers found that the alignment of the stars had changed due to the moon’s gravitational pull on Earth. The sun was thus pointing to different parts of the zodiac at different times, according to Time.

What is a constellation?

a group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name Many years ago, people liked to make up stories about the constellations. You can find the constellation Orion in the night sky by looking for Orion’s belt.

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What’s new at NASA Ames?

NASA is distributing work assignments to the centers to ensure that the agency can begin to meet the challenges of exploration while maintaining ten healthy and productive centers. NASA Ames will be the lead for development of thermal protection systems and information technology for NASA’s exploration effort.

What does the GPM constellation look like in this animation?

In this animation the orbit paths of the NASA partner satellites of the GPM constellation fill in blue as the instruments pass over Earth. Rainfall appears light blue for light rain, yellow for moderate, and red for heavy rain. Partner satellites are traced in green and purple, and the GPM Core is traced in red.

Why is NASA Ames important?

NASA Ames will be the lead for development of thermal protection systems and information technology for NASA’s exploration effort.

Where was the CLV test?

View images of the Crew Launch Vehicle (CLV) test in the 11-foot wind tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif that took place in late February 2006.

What is the Constellation Program?

NASA is embarking on a grand challenge of space exploration that can only be achieved by effectively implementing and aligning work for the Vision for Space Exploration. This challenge requires a balanced workforce skill mix and productive NASA centers. NASA is distributing work assignments to the centers to ensure …

What are the responsibilities of information technology?

Responsibilities for information technology and computing include integrated health system monitoring of the new spaceship, flight simulations, and other computer-related software that will play a major role in development of the CEV.

What is NASA Ames?

NASA Ames will be the lead for development of thermal protection systems and information technology for NASA’s exploration effort. This responsibility includes developing the heat shield and aeroshell for the new spaceship called the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV). + Read More

What is the engine used in the Stennis rocket test?

The first rocket engine to be tested will be the J-2X, an engine similar to those tested at the center 40 years ago for the Apollo Saturn V rockets. In the Constellation Program, the J-2X will be used to power the Upper Stage of the Crew Launch Vehicle.

What is JPL in the mission?

JPL leads a multi-center activity in support of the Mission Operations Project to plan systems engineering processes related to operations development and preparation. JPL also provides co-leadership for the Constellation Program Office Systems Engineering and Integration Software and Avionics team.

What is the Constellation Program?

NASA’s Constellation Program is getting to work on the new spacecraft that will return humans to the moon and blaze a trail to Mars and beyond. Thousands of people across the agency are pulling together to meet this challenge, with work assignments that will sustain ten healthy and productive centers.

Who is the lead for the crew module?

The center will integrate the CEV, Crew Launch and Cargo Launch Vehicles for all mission operations. JSC is the lead for the crew module, and will provide flight operations support to the Crew Launch Vehicle. As with Shuttle program and Apollo before, JSC will plan missions, train crews and run mission control.

Who is responsible for the Constellation launch?

Marshall hosts the Constellation Launch Vehicle projects, responsible for managing all Crew Launch and Cargo Launch Vehicle related activities. Marshall will design the Crew Launch Vehicle’s first stage and is responsible for launch vehicle testing.

Who is responsible for the CEV?

Goddard has responsibility for communications, tracking and support mechanisms for the CEV. The center will also continue its work on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission, set to launch in October 2008.

Is a spacewalk still a spacewalk if it’s undersea?

The answer is yes if you consider that three NASA astronauts are practicing future off-planet spacewalks undersea this week off the Florida coast.

How hot is the Ares I rocket?

SHAZAM!!! Like a mighty bolt of lightning, NASA’s new Ares I rocket first stage motor will be tested later this month sending a plume of fire reaching temperatures more than 3300 degrees Fahrenheit and smoke hurdling for hundreds of yards.

How long does it take to get to the moon?

How long does it take humans to travel to the moon? Currently, Constellation is planning for the trans-lunar coast to take no longer than 4 days, or 96 hours. Apollo’s design requirement was for the coast time to range between 60 hours and 100 hours. The actual missions (Apollo 10-17) varied from 72 hours to 83 hours.

How tall is the Ares I launcher?

When completed, the tower will be approximately 345 feet tall and have multiple platforms for personnel access. The construction is under way at the mobile launcher park site area north of Kennedy’s Vehicle Assembly Building. The launcher will provide a base to launch the Ares I rocket, designed to transport the Orion crew exploration vehicle, its crew and cargo to low Earth orbit. Its base is being made lighter than space shuttle mobile launcher platforms so the crawler-transporter can pick up the heavier load of the tower and taller rocket. For information on the Ares I, visit

What is the Orion mockup?

The full-scale vehicle is taking part in a series of tests known as PORT (Post-landing Orion Recovery Tests) to study the environment for astronauts and recovery crews after an Orion ocean splashdown. We invite you to come out and check out America’s next crew exploration vehicle during several stops on its Florida to Texas trek:

Why is the Ares I rocket de-tuned?

NASA and contractor engineers have developed multiple options for “de-tuning” the Ares I rocket to prevent any problematic thrust oscillations from originating in its solid-rocket main stage to sync up with the natural resonance of the rest of the vehicle.