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Thu, May 17 2018

Remembering Tom Wolfe and The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe, the author of The Right Stuff (1979), one of the most iconic literary books about spaceflight, died this week.

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Remembering Tom Wolfe and The Right Stuff

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The First American Astronauts - Mercury 7
Thu, May 10 2018

AirSpace Ep.6:
Gastro-naut

You’ve heard about a gastropub, but what about an astropub? Nobody becomes an astronaut for the food, but space cuisine has come a long way since the 1960s.

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Gastro-naut

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Tue, May 8 2018

Astronauts Thank the Teachers Who Helped Them Soar

NASA astronauts thank the educators who helped inspire them to achieve their dreams. 

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Teacher workshop explores Moon phase activity
Tue, April 24 2018

2001: A Space Odyssey in Orbit

When my STS-98 crew launched into orbit on February 7, 2001—the first human space launch of the millennium—I marked the milestone by carrying with me two personal mementos of the landmark Stanly Kubrick science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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2001: A Space Odyssey in Orbit

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Astronaut Thomas D. Jones Holding Copy of 2001 A Space Odyssey During STS-98
Sun, April 15 2018

Making History Aboard Discovery 

Twenty-five years ago today, astronaut Ellen Ochoa, and the crew of the STS-56 Discovery, returned to Earth after a nine-day mission. Ochoa made history as the first Hispanic woman in space.

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Making History Aboard Discovery 

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Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, STS-96 mission specialist
Thu, April 12 2018

AirSpace Ep.5:
2001: An AirSpace Odyssey

It’s the 50th anniversary of one of the slowest, strangest, and yet, most referenced science fiction films of all time – 2001: A Space Odyssey.  It may be your FAVORITE movie, or, quite possibly, you’ve never actually seen it in its 142-minute entirety. Emily, Matt, and Nick break it down for you in the latest episode of AirSpace.

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AirSpace Ep.5:
2001: An AirSpace Odyssey

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Mon, April 9 2018

AirSpace Ep. 4:
Remembering Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking died on March 14 at the age of 76. Hawking's contributions to science centered on his search for a unified theory of the universe, but his impact spanned far beyond the scientific community. 

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Remembering Stephen Hawking

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Mon, April 9 2018

The Woman Who Got Real Food to Space

The woman who changed space food from “cubes and tubes” into the Apollo program’s astronaut-ready meals.

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Rita Rapp with Apollo Astronauts Ron Evans, Eugene Cernan, and Harrison “Jack” Schmitt
Tue, April 3 2018

How Tiangong-1 Came Back to Earth

China’s Tiangong-1 space station fell back down to Earth this weekend, but there was no need to duck and cover. Most of the space lab burned up during re-entry, before landing in the Pacific Ocean.

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China’s Tiangong-1 space station
Tue, March 13 2018

Exploring the First Galaxies with the James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope will not only give scientists a new, unprecedented view of the first galaxies.

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Close Up of the James Webb Space Telescope

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