ROCKET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ROCKET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NASA astronauts tout the future of space exploration in Utah visit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593023-78/space-rocket-atk-launch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593023-78/space-rocket-atk-launch.html.csp">NASA astronauts tout the future of space exploration in Utah visit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T21:31:57.128-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah is once again at the center of spaceflight for NASA. ATK, a Magna-based aerospace company, is creating the solid rocket boosters and the launch-abort system for the new Space Launch System, which is the replacement for the shuttle program and is scheduled to launch in December 2017. Alex Priskos, NASA boosters manager for the SLS, and astronaut Tony Antonelli have spent the past two days talking with Utah college and elementary school students and the community about the new spacecraft. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57593023@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:31:57 MDT Clark Planetarium’s new exhibit explores future of space travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593025-78/space-atk-launch-nasa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57593025-78/space-atk-launch-nasa.html.csp">Clark Planetarium’s new exhibit explores future of space travel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T22:35:33.98-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Humans may not yet be able to reach infinity and beyond, but the newest rockets are designed to get people to Mars, Saturn, Jupiter and even farther. A traveling exhibit from NASA opened Tuesday that highlights the agency’s new Space Launch System, which delivers more thrust and capacity than any previous space vehicle. The interactive exhibit will be open until March 3. “Our nation is forging ahead on its next bold step in the human exploration of deep space, and we’re proud to be telling that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57593025@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:35:33 MDT Friday movie roundup: ‘Pompeii’ or play? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57579271-66/sltrib-com-cricket-html.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57579271-66/sltrib-com-cricket-html.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: ‘Pompeii’ or play?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T10:21:02.693-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 10:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A recent story in Slate offered statistical proof that February is the month where the worst movies open. The movies opening this weekend seem to bear that out. “Seem to” because The Cricket — who just got back from vacation this week — hasn’t seen them, but he believes what he hears from others. The Cricket’s trusted colleague Scott D. Pierce saw the action movie “3 Days to Kill,” a loopy story about a CIA assassin (Kevin Costner) trying to thwart international terrorists, reconcile with his te...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579271@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:21:02 MDT