Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
by Theras Wood The photographers’ cameras have long stopped flashing, and you’re all strapped in. Forget ‘space celebrity’, you’re the childhood hero of an entire generation. But none of that matters here in the bowels of the Russian Soyuz TMA spacecraft. Here, you’re just a woman or man headed to space, with scores of trainingRead more…
Saturday, September 15th, 2012
by AJ Plunkett
Just in time to highlight the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Space Center, Google Maps partnered with NASA to offer a virtual tour of the famous launch facility…in Street View mode.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
February 20, 1962, was a day that changed a nation and fanned the flames of the international space race. If you haven’t heard, this past Monday marked the 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s monumental trip around the globe — three orbits around Earth that inspired a generation of would-be space travellers.
But that’s not all. As it turns out, astronauts have been all over the headlines this week. This time, in the name of education. Read more.