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|Here is a cheap rendition of the Space Elevator. There is a counter-weight, but it is higher than the GE limit. Click on "GeoSychronus Station" to see the station at approx. 22,000 miles.||09/12/2005||4,211|
|Launched on 19/2/86, Mir, the Russian space station orbited Earth until 23/3/2001, when it was de-orbited and crashed successfully into the Pacific Ocean. More info available at Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir ||06/11/2008||753|
|The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), the original home of NASA, is a lead center for propulsion, Space Shuttle propulsion, Space Shuttle external tank, crew training and payloads, International Space Station (ISS) design and construction, for computers, networks, and information management. Located on the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, MSFC is named in honor of General G...||11/19/2009||482|
|The Tanegashima Space Centre (TNSC) was established in 1969, when the original National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) was formed. It is the largest space-development facility in Japan (8,600,000 square meters) and is located in the south of Kagoshima Prefecture, along the southeast coast of Tanegashima. It is known as the most beautiful rocket-launch complex in the world.|
|Buckley AFB is home to the 2nd Space Warning Sqn which provides ballistic missile warning to Cheyenne Mountain Air Station and the 21st Space Wing at Peterson AFB.|
The airfield itself is an ideal refuelling stop. It services up to 6000 military aircraft each year. An ANG F16 can be seen touching town on the E-W runway.
|The Katsuura Tracking and Communication Station's facilities include four parabolic antennas, tracking and control building, electric building, and Nonozuka collimation building. |
The Katsuura Tracking and Communication Station was established in Katsuura, Chiba, in February, 1968 as Katsuura radiowave tracking base of the Science and Technology Agency (STA) Space Development Headquarter...
|This is the firestation of the island Romo. The building is from 1887 and was in duty until 1965. It's a unusual place for such a station. Far away from the beach. That's why the desicion was made to establish a new one on Vestervej nearer to the North Sea.|
Just south of the building is a replica of the former lifesaving station from 1865. It was demolished 1965. But 2003 the fir...
|Could be on the way back to the vehicle assembly building after having sent Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-121 (july 4th 2006), or STS-114 (july 26th 2005) to space from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39B.||10/06/2006||854|
|TEAL AMBER: Space Surveillance site is an Optical Tracking Station in the Malabar Optics Laboratory in Florida. It consists of three optical tracking receiver systems.|
It is one of two dedicated electro-optical telescopes, the other being at Haleakala, Maui that is code named TEAL BLUE. These telescopes are used primarily for near-earth and deep space satellite tracking and space objec...
|Overlay of Soloman Island. Picture from Nasa International Space Station and MSN news.||05/06/2007||1,127|
|Photo taken from the International Space Station on 9/11/01 shows the enormity of destruction in lower Manhattan.||08/13/2005||1,019|
|Established in October 1991,NSPO is the execution organization for the implementation of national space program. The primary mission of NSPO is to fulfill national needs, to establish self-reliant satellite technology, and to conduct world- class space science research and applications. Its vision is to become a topnotch research organization, one of the top space technology countries in Asia, ...||12/24/2008||590|