In 2009 and 2010, the Obama administration orchestrated a major shift for NASA’s human spaceflight program.
From 2005 through 2009, the space agency strove to recapture the glory of the space race -- with less than half the funding.
It will be able to detect and receive signals from outer space and help search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.
The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.
When someone says the word "bravery" out loud it sounds like it's from a book on noblemen or knights. I can almost hear the clank of sword on shield. Call it medieval if you want, but I believe in trying to be brave.