Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week - April 7, 2012

Boeing's New Crew-Carrying Spaceship Taking Shape


Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation spacecraft -- the CST-100 -- is taking shape to support moving people and cargo to the International Space Station, as well as the planned Bigelow Aerospace Complex, and other locales in low Earth orbit. [Full Story]

NEXT: How the Moon Affects the Date of Easter

How the Moon Affects the Date of Easter

Maxim Senin

Passover and Easter fall within a couple of days of each other in 2012. Why? It's because of the Paschal columnist Joe Rao explains exactly why this happens. [Full Story]

NEXT: Plutonium Production May Avert Spacecraft Fuel Shortage

Plutonium Production May Avert Spacecraft Fuel Shortage


NASA could get its hands on vital new plutonium spacecraft fuel by 2017, according to Department of Energy officials. [Full Story]

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