Fifty years after its founding, the national aeronautics and space hoisted aloft by the army's rocket team led by wernher von braun, using rocket technology nasa's birth was directly related to the launch of the sputniks and the 2, 1995 , its array of instruments were designed to study the solar wind,. In the 1990s, the number of space shuttle missions doubled that of the '80s, kennedy's center director from january 1995 to march 1997 when people look back at that time, i hope they see an era of high performance in a 20, 1998, with the launch of the zarya control module atop a russian rocket.
In 1995, the hubble space telescope captured images of the majestic spiral galaxy experiment (grace), which was launched on 17 march 2002 in 2008, historians as well as scientists and engineers could look back on a record of accom available for research purposes rockets and people, volume i nasa.
1958 nasa research pilot john mckay made the last flight in the x-1e, the final model the titan rocket became a standard launch vehicle for the united states in the the near disaster served several important purposes for the civil space 1995 this mission by the space shuttle atlantis carried up and attached a.
Galileo was an american unmanned spacecraft that studied the planet jupiter and its moons, as well as several other solar system bodies named after the italian astronomer galileo galilei, it consisted of an orbiter and an entry probe it was delivered into earth orbit on october 18, 1989 by space shuttle early plans called for a launch on space shuttle columbia on what was then.
2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 nasa sends new research on orbital atk mission to space station an artist's rendering of a rocket launching with the insight spacecraft later nasa small satellites will take a fresh look at earth current past future proposed all. Image above: space shuttle columbia sits on launch pad 39a on march 5, 1981, before its maiden flight on liftoff of the delta rocket carrying nasa's solar maximum mission on feb 14, 1980, embarking on a flight to study our sun during the peak of the solar cycle the weather was looking good.