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NASA's Associate Administrator for Communications Talks Tweetups and Socials

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Bob Jacobs (if you get the chance to meet him, be sure not to call him Robert) looks more like a linebacker than a NASA official. Then he speaks, a deep bass that demonstrates why he was such a success in radio. He now works [...]

Astronaut Guardian Angels Perform Flawless Air Show Rescue Demos

Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based out of Patrick Air Force, perform a search-and-rescue demo at this weekend's Cocoa Beach Air Show. Known as PJ's, they were the primary rescue force serving as “guardians of the astronauts” for 50 years, providing contingency response for a variety of emergencies that could potentially come up during a shuttle launch or landing. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / www.AWaltersPhoto.com

Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based out of Patrick Air Force, perform a search-and-rescue demo at this weekend’s Cocoa Beach Air Show. Known as PJ’s, they were the primary rescue force serving as “guardians of the astronauts” for 50 years, providing contingency response for a variety of emergencies that could potentially come up [...]

Three Shuttle Veterans Set to Be Inducted Into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Three space shuttle veterans are being inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Saturday, May 5 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be carried like on NASA Television. The three astronauts that will be included into the hall of [...]

Sun N' Fun Takes Over Skies Above Central Florida This Week

Flying backseat in a T-6 Texan warbird with pilot Bill Doty earlier this week, previewing the 38th annual Sun N' Fun International Fly-In and Expo. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Aerospace Florida

Flying backseat in a T-6 Texan warbird with pilot Bill Doty earlier this week, previewing the 38th annual Sun N' Fun International Fly-In and Expo. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Aerospace Florida

The 38th annual Sun N’ Fun International Fly-In and Expo takes over the skies above central Florida this week, kicking off the [...]

TICO Warbird Airshow Takes Over Skies Above Titusville This Weekend

Cruising upside down in a T-28 vintage warbird over Cape Canaveral, previewing this weekend's 35th annual TICO Warbird Airshow. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

Cruising upside down in a T-28 vintage warbird over Cape Canaveral, previewing this weekend's 35th annual TICO Warbird Airshow. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

The Valiant Air Command’s 35th annual TICO Warbird Airshow kicks off this weekend at Brevard County’s Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville, promising to draw thousands of spectators to the small [...]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s ‘Then & Now’ Tour

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Bill Blakeney knows a thing-or-two about the history of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. As a “communicator” with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – he has to. Blakeney is one of the tour guides that work to inform the 1.2 million guests that visit [...]

Space Rock Will Draw Thousands To Jodrell Bank Observatory

The huge Mark 1 Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory looms over a tranquil cow pasture in northwest England. Picture Credit: Jodrell Bank Observatory

The 250 ft. diameter radio telescope at England’s Jodrell Bank Observatory is expected to draw 10,000 people in June to view the kind of space rock discoveries that have [...]