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The National Space Society is proud to support the nomination of former astronaut Pamela Melroy as the Deputy Administrator of NASA, where she will support Administrator nominee Bill Nelson. Melroy was the second woman to command the space shuttle, ultimately flying...
By Bob Brodbeck Earlier today, Wednesday April 14, 2021, Blue Origin successfully completed the 15th flight of the New Shepard rocket and capsule system at its Launch Site One in West Texas, north of Van Horn. This test included Blue Origin employees as stand-in...
The story of the first living creature to orbit the Earth is a tragic one. Her “mission” was hastily conceived and executed, with Cold War propaganda more in mind than science, and her life support capsule had no heat shield or parachute to make a safe return possible.
This Space Available By Emily Carney “Sputnik 1 was launched in [October 1957], which meant that the space age was really here, but I was still stuck in Sydney [Australia]. One morning just before Christmas, I received a phone call in my lab at Philips from Fred...
VOYAGERS Directed and Written by: Neil Burger Produced by: Basi Ewanyk, Brendon Boyea and Neil Burger Starring: Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Colin Farrell Released by: Lionsgate Films Release Date: April 7, 2021 Reviewed by: Rod Pyle Voyagers is a...
You Are Invited to the National Space Society Space Forum Thursday, April 8, 2021, 9:00 to 10:15 PM EDT A CONVERSATION WITH SCOTT PACE hosted by Greg Autry Register for the Space Forum As the Executive Secretary of the National...
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