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Ronald Ervin McNair

Ronald Ervin McNair

***In the summer of 1959 McNair refused to leave Lake City public library because he was not allowed to check out his books after the police were called and his mother were called he was allowed to borrow book from the library which is now named after him. 33 more words

History

Nasa approves rocket to take humans to Mars

Nasa has approved construction of the world’s most powerful rocket designed to take astronauts to Mars.
The $7bn (£4.2bn) Space Launch System (SLS) is scheduled to blast off for a test launch in November 2018. 158 more words

Science

NASA confirms Space Launch System will be ready for 2018 test flight

(Space Launch System will become the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions – Photo Credit: NASA/MSFC)

After a thorough review, NASA managers have formally approved the development of the Space Launch System, something no other exploration class vehicle has achieved since the agency built the space shuttle, and have confirmed that the rocket will be ready for its first test flight no later than November 2018.  587 more words

NASA

"Not For Astronauts"

My daughter loves this video …

I love it, too. This video, from Cinesite, is an animated short film disguised as mock beans commercial. It was written and directed by animator… 27 more words

Short Films

Space Nap

We here at itsmelucylopez.com know a thing or two about insomnia.
Let’s face it, when all of a sudden you open your eyes at random hours of the night and cant go back to sleep, it drives you nuts. 87 more words

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HBCU Money™ Business Book Feature - Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

“A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up.”—Air & Space

America’s space program is at a turning point. After decades of global primacy, NASA has ended the space-shuttle program, cutting off its access to space. 172 more words

Books