A larger-than-life look into feats of manufacturing.
Sally Ride was a graduate student at Stanford when she answered an ad in the Stanford Daily and applied for a job with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA.
These days we talk about human missions to Mars as if a new type of space race has begun, one clearly distanced from the original by a good 40 or more years, a race we believe we won, because we sent astronauts to the moon. What if the original race never ended?
Interstellar: Imperfect Epic Addresses Big Questions About the Future, Time, Human Nature, and Space Exploration
Christopher Nolan's first film since the massive success of his Dark Knight Trilogy is a big movie about the future with with big ambitions, big themes, big images, and big questions about human nature, time, and president-day attitudes and policies. Or lack of same.
If you grew up in the late '80s watching Double Dare, Nick Arcade and Guts, you probably regarded a trip to Space Camp as the ultimate grand prize. I, however, can clearly remember watching those shows with no desire to go to Space Camp.
Then, an explosion. At first, Frances VanKulick thinks it's the solid rocket boosters separating from the shuttle -- part
The Space Age has been filled with exciting firsts. The one that started it all came 56 years ago today, when on Oct. 4, 1957
"The thing is you are prepared to do your job, but you are not prepared for the view around you. You know, what you see around you is just so magnificent it just kind of blows your mind, and the view of the earth is just incredible."
What's the feather system? It works by rotating the plane's wing and tail sections to slow the spacecraft as it reenters
"In my case, if I had a Y chromosome, I would be qualified," Whitson added. "Because I have two X's, I'm not." "We were effectively
"My desire was to make a contribution to the program," Bluford said in a statement from NASA. Giant Leaps: Top Milestones
But the work appeared to go smoothly, with Yurchikhin and Misurkin also installing a materials science experiment on the