Tag Archives: Space Shuttle

Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to an American Legend; John Glenn

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. John Herschel Glenn Jr was born on July 18, 1921 and grew up in the town of New Concord, Ohio which at the time boasted a population of 2,650. On December 7, 1941 like those … Continue reading

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ISS & Moon Bid Atlantis Farewell

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA. As promised on Instagram, here’s that incredible image of STS-132 undocking with the stunning visual of the International Space Station (ISS) and the Moon beyond Atlantis’s tail.  Note in this image that even at this … Continue reading

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Like Never Seen Before

Image & Video Credit & Copyright: NASA & Roscosmos. May 23, 2011; As Soyuz TMA-20 undocked from the ISS to return the crew of Expedition 27 home to Earth they captured for the first time, a Space Shuttle (STS-134 Endeavour) … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING COLUMBIA

Image 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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HAPPY 15TH BIRTHDAY TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION.

HAPPY 15TH BIRTHDAY TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION. Photo Credit: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli on May 23, 2011 from the window of TMA-20 as Expedition 27 Astronauts/Cosmonaut undocked and headed for home. Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-134) was docked at the time. … Continue reading

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