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Where Are All the Astronauts?

Where Are all the Astronauts?

Upon a recent visit to the Kennedy Space Center, I observed the most peculiar trend. I saw elderly people with their season passes wandering the exhibits, not surprising as the great Space Race was of their generation. 880 more words


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NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist has worked with Houston-based AmeriSciences LP, to develop micronutrient solutions to be used by astronauts in missions to space. 1,174 more words

Astronauts ready to blast off to space station Thursday

TORONTO – Three astronauts are awaiting departure to the International Space Station.

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Two Russian cosmonauts — Soyuz commander Alexander Samokutyaev and flight engineer Elena Serova, along with American Barry Wilmore, are scheduled to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:25 p.m. 114 more words


99. Gravity

2013 brought the heavy-hitters. Not just with film, either. There was a triangle of exemplary titles from big media: The Last of Us, Breaking Bad (Season 5) 404 more words


Image of the Day: 23/9/14

(Photo Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky)

The sun rises at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan as Expedition 41/42’s Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft is rolled out by train to the launch pad ahead of lift-off on September 25th. 110 more words


Boring Astronauts

One of the big problems with the Space Program is that these people, these astronauts, are all boring technical people. Emotionally closed off. Engineers. The fictional character Ellie Arroway in the movie CONTACT had a valid point: “They should have sent a poet.” I agree. –C.S.