What US astronaut has the record for most time spent in space? If you’re thinking Scott Kelly because he recently completed a year long tour of duty on the International Space Station you would have been correct yesterday but not today.
mock-up at the Johnson Space Center. The Senator was in Houston to meet with area aerospace businesses. Cruz also took his daughters to the JSC where JSC Director (and former astronaut) Ellen Ochoa showed them around.
In space no one can hear you scream, but that hasn’t stopped Jack White’s Third Man Records sending a turntable into space to play a record. They celebrated seven years of dealing discs with a space mission.
As the song goes “what goes up must come down.” There are a lot of manmade objects in orbit and it would be bad if the larger ones fell to Earth on a populated area. Fortunately there’s a place to bring those craft down to crash safely. The downside is that it’s also the location of R’lyeh.
One of the external tanks for the Space Shuttles has just arrived at the Port of Los Angeles today after traveling 4,000 nautical miles over the course of several weeks. ET-94, as it’s called, is the “last surviving flight-qualified” fuel tank for the retired spacecrafts.
We started out with 64 of the coolest spaceships to grace science fiction. There were upsets, overwhelming victories, and many tears. But we have our winner. The coolest fictional spaceship of all time is the Millennium Falcon.
We’ve reached the Championship Round of our March Madness event. Two ships will enter, but only one will emerge as the coolest spaceship of all time. Will it be the TARDIS or the Millennium Falcon? Let’s find out.
We near the end of our March to Madness with only four spaceships left to duke it out in our Coolest Spaceships bracket. But now it’s time to decide which two of the remaining ships will make it to the Championship. Let’s vote.
Deciding which is the coolest fictional spaceship of all time is our mission this month. We started out with 64 candidates, and we’ve managed to knock that number down to 8. Which ship will survive to make it to the Final Four? Let’s find out.
We have reached the Sweet 16 stage of the O-Deck March Madness. 16 contenders are all that remain in our search for the coolest fictional spaceship of all time. Which will survive this round? It is time to find out.
This month we’re trying to decide which fictional spaceship is the coolest of all time. We’re down to 32 contenders after the first round. And it’s time to whittle that number down further. Which spaceship will survive to make it to the Sweet 16?
We’re halfway through the first round of deciding which fictional spaceship is the coolest of all time. We started out with 64 contenders vying for the title, and it’s time to whittle that number down even further so we that can move on to the next round. Let’s vote.
Ah, NASA: the gift that just keeps on giving. The nerds at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have bestowed upon us these gorgeous Space Tourism ads! I suspect they are from the future, and NASA/JPL just feels we aren’t ready to handle that time-travelling worm hole just yet.
Apollo 14 Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell died yesterday at age 85. In an odd turn of fate it was one day before the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing in the Lunar Module Antares with Commander Alan Shepard.
Barbara Morgan was selected as the backup candidate for the NASA Teacher in Space Program in 1985 and trained alongside Christa McAuliffe. Morgan was present at the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986. She recently spoke to the BBC about her experience.
I’m out at Vandenberg to cover the Jason-3 launch tomorrow, and visited the pad today. Not included in the formal reporting: How squee-inducing rockets are. Squee!!
If you were considering cosplaying as a space agency employee from the 1970s or doing some historically accurate artwork NASA has you covered with their Graphics Standard Manual from 1976 available online.