Aerospace Education

Current Events

TICO Cadets - Be sure to check out the stories on the two Aerospace Current Events Pages for the most up to date events. You can print out the stories below and take them in to your weekly Wednesday meeting to share with your squadron mates. You get to learn something new AND you get to share it with others at the meeting.
  • Will 2016 be the year that Elon Musk reveals his plans for a Mars colonial transporter? Read all about it HERE.
  • The Mars Orbiter has taken some high resolution pictures of a crater with cracks. Read all about it HERE.
  • Here’s an infographic about a planned but never flown military space station called the MOL (Manned Orbiting Laboratory). Read all about it HERE.
  • How about 2016? What are the top SIX celestial events to look for with your telescope? Read all about it HERE.
  • October 4, 1957 Sputnik 1 opened the space age. This was a world shaking event. Read HERE how it worked.
  • Boeing’s first CST-100 Starliner crew spaceship is rapidly taking shape at Kennedy Space Center. Look HERE for the story and pictures.
  • There are six milestones for the new Orion spacecraft to watch for in 2016. Check them out HERE.
  • Keep up-to-date on NASA’s Commercial Crew program. This is their websiteHERE.
  • The FAA is going to update the flight review criteria for pilots. Look at how they are changing the rules HERE and HERE.
  • China’s new spacecraft looks an awful lot like SpaceX’s version. Wonder why? Read the article HERE.

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