A spacecraft of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will take the satellite to the International Space Station, for its deployment into space, likely at the end of the first quarter next year.
We are pleased offer this story in translation. Read the original story in English, published Monday, March 13. ¿Cómo te pones en contacto con dos técnicos veteranos de la NASA que fueron criados y educados en el sistema de educación pública de Costa Rica y han contribuido a algunas de las misiones espaciales más importante […]
A snorkeling accident leads Tico Times contributer and space education advocate Bruce Callow to meet two new Costa Rican NASA superstars: Alejandro (Alex) and Joseph Mora.
It was a long road to Cape Canaveral, but these young Costa Ricans are just getting started.
The VASIMR engine being developed by Costa Rican physicist Franklin Chang Díaz is one step closer to proving itself the best technology for propelling the next generation of spacecraft.
You’ve heard of Franklin Chang and Sandra Cauffman, but Costa Rica has sent other talents to NASA as well. Listen in on our chat with three Tico rockstar scientists.
Researchers at the Technology Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) announced the first discharge of high temperature plasma in Latin America on Wednesday, joining an elite group of countries who have made advances in harnessing nuclear fusion to produce clean energy.
Officials of the Costa Rica-based Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (ACAE) on Monday announced they will launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise $75,000 needed to orbit the first Costa Rica satellite, a small device called picosatellite.
Four of the seven crew members of NASA’s STS-61C mission, including Tico astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz, met Friday in Costa Rica to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their mission on board space shuttle Columbia.
Costa Rica will host the workshop on Human Space Technology of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), March 7-11.