CHRISTMAS IN SPACE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS Three people from the U.S., Canada and Russia are orbiting Earth today getting ready to observe Christmas and experience New Year’s Eve from space aboard the International Space Station. Back on Earth, another three station crew members have returned to their home bases just 24… Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN SPACE 50 YEARS LATER
Did the Apollo 20 mission really happen? This article takes a look at the history of claims that it did. I watched “Aliens on the Moon” on the Destination America channel, yesterday. I must say the two-hour episode was most interesting. I could see where serious research was undertaken, yet one thing stood out that could… Continue reading APOLLO 20 MISSION – WAS IT REAL?
The next generation of space travel will consist of the latest, heavy launch technology, the SLS (Space Launch System)! This week’s Rocketology post is by the newest member of the SLS communications team, Beverly Perry. When NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) first flies, it will slice through Earth’s atmosphere, unshackling itself from gravity, and soar… Continue reading NEXT GENERATION ROCKET – SLS!
During his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station, Scott Kelly traveled over 143 million miles in orbit around Earth. On average, Mars is 140 million miles away from our planet. Coincidence? Well, basically yes. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly took this selfie with the second crop of red romaine lettuce in August 2015. Research into… Continue reading Mars, Miles, Mass and Momentum