How quickly January has gone. The passage of time continues to confuse and mystify me. I mean, how can January be over already? Where’s all that time gone? 263 more words
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — NASA is remembering 17 astronauts who were killed in the line of duty and dozens more who have died since the agency’s beginning. 119 more words
This is a reprint of a post from 2013, updated for the date and now including a map of the lunar farside.
Today marks the 48th anniversary of one of the worst tragedies to befall NASA and human spaceflight: the fire that broke out in the Apollo 204 (later renamed Apollo 1) command module during a test exercise at Kennedy Space Center in 1967, claiming the lives of primary crew astronauts… 5,556 more words