Frank Morring, Jr.

Senior Editor, Space , Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Frank Morring, Jr.

in On Space Jun 16, 2014

Photos: Soviet Shuttle Dreams To Dust

The flightworthy Buran was destroyed on May 12, 2002, when a roof at Baikonur’s Site 112 collapsed, apparently from a combination of poor maintenance....More
in On Space Apr 01, 2014

Starting Point

Reaction has been less than enthusiastic to NASA's plan to catch a small asteroid....More
in On Space Mar 28, 2014

NASA Operates in the Shadow of Columbia

There is a ghost in the room – actually seven of them....More
in On Space Nov 01, 2013

First Flight

Sierra Nevada Corp. released this video of the one-minute drop test of its Dream Chaser prototype over Edwards Air Force Base, which clearly shows....More
in On Space Sep 26, 2013

Visit Vesta

Here's something you don't see very day - never before, in fact....More
in On Space Sep 19, 2013

Forgetting 'the First A in NASA'

Brazilian hackers upset over leaked reports that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on President Dilma Roussef and the state-run oil company....More
in On Space Jul 19, 2013

From the archives: Neil Armstrong's Finest Moment

July 20 marks 44 years since Neil Armstrong took his famous "small step" onto the surface of the Moon. Humanity's brave lunar pioneer has since....More
in On Space Apr 27, 2013

Another Route To Space

Launch of the Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares liquid-fueled rocket Sunday gives NASA a second U.S.-owned vehicle to use in resupplying the....More
in On Space Apr 21, 2013

Antares Scrubbed

Excessive high-altitude winds over the new launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island,  Va., forced another scrub in the....More
in On Space Apr 09, 2013

Launch Prep

Antares, NASA's second commercial route to the International Space Station, is on the pad and getting ready for its inaugural launch on April 17....More

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