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Articles and tips for the space entusiasts and job seekers. Written by space engineers and recruiters sharing with you what the’ve learned.

Living and Working in Microgravity. Scott Kelly, reflecting on Kelly’s one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.


‘An agency wide All-Hands event on May 25 at NASA Headquarters featured Deputy Administrator Dava Newman and retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, reflecting on Kelly’s one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. The event, shown on NASA TV and the agency’s website, also featured video highlights of the mission and questions from employees watching at NASA centers around the country. During the unprecedented ISS mission, Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko of Roscosmos collected critical data on how the human body responds to long duration space flight.’

 

Space Debris removal mission animation – RemoveDEBRIS [VIDEO]


‘The official spiel: “Since the beginning of the space age, over 7,000 tonnes of space junk has been generated – mostly empty rocket casings and dead satellites. Most of the objects launched into space are still orbiting the Earth, threatening collisions with active satellites. Our exhibit invites you to explore our flagship RemoveDEBRIS mission, which aims to be the first to test capture technologies that drag space junk back into the Earth’s atmosphere to burn up.”‘

 


‘Falcon Heavy’s first stage is composed of three Falcon 9 nine-engine cores whose 27 Merlin engines together generate more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff, equal to approximately eighteen 747 aircraft. ‘