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Category Archives: nasa
On the morning of February 1st, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia, returning to Earth after a successful 16-day mission during which several goals and milestones were achieved, broke apart during re-entry and disintegrated, killing its seven-member crew. I spent the … Continue reading
Twenty-seven years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just moments after lift-off on January 28th, 1986, killing astronauts Dick Scobee, Michael Smith, Judith Resnik, Ellison Onizuka, Ron McNair, Greg Jarvis, and Christa McAuliffe. At Arlington National Cemetery, a permanent … Continue reading
46 years ago tonight, while conducting a routine test of their spacecraft’s power systems, the crew of Apollo 1–Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White, and Roger B. Chafee–was killed when a fire broke out inside the capsule. Grissom had been … Continue reading
Forty years ago today, at 4:55PM Central Time, astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt lifted off from the lunar surface aboard the ascent stage of their landing craft, Challenger, bringing to a close humanity’s last manned expedition to the Moon. … Continue reading
Space enthusiasts know that today marks the start of a 6-day period on the calendar which includes three tragic dates in the history of manned space flight. Today is the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire, which took the … Continue reading
The Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting that Guenter Wendt, famed NASA engineer during the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs as well as the early space shuttle missions, died earlier today from congestive heart failure and a stroke … Continue reading
Followers of the space program know that tomorrow begins a 6-day period on the calendar which includes three truly tragic dates in the history of manned space flight. Tomorrow marks the 43rd anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire, which took … Continue reading
On Friday, NASA will “bomb the Moon.” In reality, they’re planning to drive a used-up rocket motor from the LCROSS satellite into the Moon so that they can study the resulting ejecta for signs of water trapped beneath the lunar … Continue reading
Found this online. Once again, The Onion rules: (Click to enlarge.)