Tag Archives: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

Weather A Strong Factor Behind Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Like most kids of my generation, I loved watching rocket ships blast off into space. As a young kid, I sat in mute rapture watching on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11’s Eagle landed on the Moon and Neil Armstrong … Continue reading

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Not Quite The First Black Woman On ISS

While writing a couple of posts for February’s upcoming Black History Month, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) announced it was making a crew switch of astronauts slated to stay aboard the International Space Station. Astronaut Jeanette Epps was slated … Continue reading

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The Aeroscraft Passes Initial Testings

Check out the photo above… it looks like a big, fat blimp that can barely fly,  hovering only a dozen feet off a military hangar floor during flight testing south of Los Angeles. But here’s the thing… despite its looks, … Continue reading

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