Olaf Storaasli was in his early teens the first time he drank coffee. He bought a cup for a nickel to warm himself up after an afternoon of tobogganing on a neighbourhood hill. 1,876 more words
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When you sit down to have lunch with NASA astronaut Don Thomas he can tell you about the time he was all strapped in and ready to blast off into the wild blue yonder in the Space Shuttle Atlantis. 713 more words
By Gbenga Oduntan
Space tourism is fast becoming the new frontier in the transportation business. Driven by profit-making private venture capital, the push to offer customers some direct or indirect experience with space travel is no longer the stuff of comic books or science fiction. 188 more words
Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.
Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched… 403 more words