Category Archives: People

SpaceX Echostar XXIII From LC-39A Early Thursday Morning

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 01:35 EDT (05:35 UTC), SpaceX will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) carrying the EchoStar XXIII (23) communication satellite. … Continue reading

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A Momentous Day, Indeed

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, February 18 at 10:01 EST (15:01 UTC), SpaceX will make history as a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) rocket will rise from NASA’s legendary Launch … Continue reading

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Remembering Columbia

Images credit & copyright: NASA. “And for the whole time I was growing up, for as long as I can remember, any time anyone asked me what I wanted to be it was, “I want to be an astronaut.” – … Continue reading

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Challenger Remembered

Images credit & copyright: NASA. “I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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Per Aspera Ad Astra

Images credit & copyright: NASA. Most enter the last week of January as any other. Days begin to grow longer and thoughts of spring begin formulating so long as we can dodge a few more winter storms between now and … Continue reading

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“Calm Down, Lovell”

EARTHRISE: “And From the Crew of Apollo 8, We Close, With Good Night, Good Luck, a Merry Christmas, and God Bless All of You, All of You on the Good Earth” Photo Credit: NASA Photo AS08-14-2383 EARTHRISE by Bill Anders, … Continue reading

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Godspeed John Glenn; The Mercury 7 Are Together Again

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. It is with a heavy heart that I report that we have lost the last surviving member of the Mercury 7 and an American hero, John Glenn. Though his passing saddens us all, Glenn’s life … Continue reading

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