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Alcântara Launch Center in Brazil

Brazil’s Space Program Goes On Out of Step with Times and World

Located in the state of Maranhão, Brazil, the Alcântara Launch Center  made two launch ...

VLS at Alcântara

Brazil Ventures into Space with a Little Help from Russia, China and France

In 2006 Marcos Pontes, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Brazilian Air Force, became the ...

Rio Sul shopping mall in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Playing the Race Game in Brazil’s Shopping Malls

Sociology teaches us that spaces are not neutral; just as race or color are ...

Brazil Calls Space Mission’s US$ 10 Million Price Tag Small Considering Benefits

Brazil’s Minister of Science and Technology, Sérgio Rezende, refuted criticism this Thursday, April 20, ...

Brazil’s First Astronaut May Help with Better Drugs and Search of ETs

During his conversation via videoconference with Brazil’s first astronaut, the Brazilian Minister of Science ...

Brazilian Air Force Officer Ending Training for Space Travel

A Brazilian air force officer will become his nation’s first person in space when ...

Brazilian Astronaut Gave Up Nasa to Celebrate Dumont’s Pioneer Flight

The Brazilian Space Agency (Agência Espacial Brasileira) (AEB) is in a race against time ...

Brazil Expects to Resume Space Program in Three Years

The Alcântara Base in the northeastern Brazilian state of Maranhão should be ready for ...

Lula and Putin Sign Contract for First Brazilian Astronaut’s Flight

The contract that will permit Brazilian Air Force lieutenant-coronel Marcos Pontes to travel to ...

Brazil Rushing to Join Space Club

Brazil’s space program needs investment of US$ 200 million per year for the next ...

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