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February 26, 2018
On February 22nd, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and successfully delivered into orbit an Earth-observation satellite operated by the Spanish company Hisdesat. Compared to the media coverage received by the launch of the Tesla-laden Falcon Heavy earlier inÃâÃÂ ...
December 15, 2017
Has your child been dreaming of going pro? Madison Genesis may well have exactly what they want for Christmas with the Scoot – now available in team colours in the UK. The bike, which is aimed at children between three and six years old, is the first in a new Madison Genesis capsule collection ofÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2005
Tumbling through the sky, and without deployment of its parachute system, the NASA Genesis capsule plowed into the Utah Test and Training Range at high speed last September. Onboard were prized particles of captured solar wind, entrapped within sets of fragile collectors. When the $264 millionÃâÃÂ ...
September 19, 2004
Watch the Genesis Disaster! Genesis Capsule Crash Video Shows the final moments of the Genesis sample-return capsule spinning out of control and crashing into Earth on Sept. 8, 2004. Credit: NASA TVÃâÃÂ ...
September 11, 2004
Yesterday's crash of the Genesis sample return canister forced scientists to look for slivers of hope in the busted up remains of fragile collection arrays. The good news is that they believe they see large pieces of the thin arrays inside the breached specimen canister. Those large pieces of the thin arraysÃâÃÂ ...
September 10, 2004
At that speed, the 450-pound sample return capsule carries with it the same kinetic energy as a 4.5 million pound freight train slicing into the air at 80 miles per hour, said Bob Corwin, Genesis capsule recovery team chief from Lockheed Martin, designer and builder of the spacecraft. "You can see the job theÃâÃÂ ...
September 9, 2004
A Nasa space capsule carrying captured particles blown off the Sun has crashed back to Earth in the Utah desert after its parachutes failed to open. The $264m Genesis mission spent more than two years gathering the solar material to help scientists understand the origin of the Sun and the planets.
September 9, 2004
(CNN) -- The Genesis return capsule crashed in the desert on Wednesday after its parachutes failed to deploy. The craft missed a mid-air retrieval meant to save the spacecraft from hitting the Earth. "The capsule has suffered extensive damage. It has broken apart on the desert floor," said an official onÃâÃÂ ...
September 3, 2004
The Genesis capsule is carrying NASA's first return samples beyond Earth since the final Apollo lunar moonwalk mission in 1972, and the first material collected beyond the Moon. It will enter Earth's atmosphere next week on Wednesday, at 9:55 A.M. local Mountain Time. Two minutes and seven secondsÃâÃÂ ...
August 27, 2004
Not only is the Genesis capsule equipped with a global positioning system beacon, but multiple radar stations at its retrieval site - the U.S. Air Force's Utah Test and Training Range -- should detect the spacecraft, allowing ground-based cameras to track the spacecraft. All of the tracking data will be fed toÃâÃÂ ...