USS ZAVALA NCC-100101 http://usszavala.org/wordpress Welcome to the USS ZAVALA, awarded Shuttle of the Year in 2011! Member of Starfleet International Region 3 serving South East Texas Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:31:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 New Horizons is almost there! http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49972 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49972#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:31:20 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49972 New Horizons is almost to it’s destination.  Here are the plans for photos as posted.

New Horizons to take new photos of Pluto and Charon, beginning optical navigation campaign | The Planetary Society.

 

Closing in on Pluto

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Region 3’s Summit   Royale! – Home http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49963 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49963#comments Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:32:43 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49963 Region 3 Summit Registration is now open for all Members of STARFLEET International. Summit will be held in San Antonio, TX May 15-17, 2015. Hope to see you all there!

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Region 3’s Summit   Royale! – Home.

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BBC News – ‘Alien Earth’ is among eight new far-off planets http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49952 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49952#comments Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:27:35 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49952 More Earth like planets found by the Kepler planet finding space telescope. This one is the closest yet being 12% larger than Earth.
Finding a world just like Earth is only a matter of when.

Kepler space telescope

Earthlike alien planet

BBC News – ‘Alien Earth’ is among eight new far-off planets.

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SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System | NASA http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49932 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49932#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:47:11 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49932 SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System | NASA.

SpaceX is working towards getting certified to transport people into space!

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Amazing View of Engineers Preparing NASA’s Gigantic Space Simulation Chamber for Massive Test | NASA http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49918 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49918#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:14:29 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49918 The vacuum chamber at the Johnson Space Center

Amazing View of Engineers Preparing NASA’s Gigantic Space Simulation Chamber for Massive Test | NASA.

The Webb Space Telescope is being tested currently and preparing for flight right here in Houston.

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Quantum Teleportation Reaches Farthest Distance Yet http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49891 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49891#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:23:50 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49891 Quantum Teleportation Reaches Farthest Distance Yet.

No, it’s not a transporter by a long shot, but it’s something. Think about Faster than Light communications…

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Orion coverage is live on NASA TV http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49887 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49887#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:16:13 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49887 Orion has successfully launched and now is flying in orbit around Earth. Watch live coverage at NASA TV.



Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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Orion http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49877 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49877#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:50:18 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49877 The Orion launch has been postponed until tomorrow.  They have run out of launch window due to troubleshooting problems.

 

Orion Space Craft

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Orion is currently on hold but there is still over an hour left in the launch window. http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49874 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49874#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:06:47 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49874 Currently the launch is still a go but there is a bit of wind.  More later.
Nasa Tv

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Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist on Vimeo http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49849 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/archives/49849#comments Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20:11:12 +0000 http://usszavala.org/wordpress/?p=49849

Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist from Erik Wernquist on Vimeo.

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