Forty-five years ago today, on 22 October 1968, the future began. With the successful return of […]
Forty-five years ago this week, Project Apollo—the effort to set American boots on the surface of the Moon—rose from the ashes of despair and triumphantly flew an 11-day mission in low-Earth orbit. Apollo 7 astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walt Cunningham […]
As fathers across the world receive greetings cards and gifts of electronics, tools, gadgets, shirts, and aftershave tomorrow, spare a thought for five dads who will spend Father’s Day away from their children, aboard the International […]
Grissom Suits Up — Apollo 1 commander and former Mercury and Gemini Program astronaut Gus Grissom is shown suiting up for an altitude chamber test at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on October 18, 1966.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The wind blew briskly off of the Atlantic Ocean as the 47th memorial service for the crew of Apollo 1 […]
WASHINGTON — The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) has released its 2012 annual report.
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Family, friends and coworkers paid respects to the crew of Apollo 1 who lost their lives in a fire that broke out in the spacecraft. “The Fire” as it came to be known, was the first, major accident in the space agency’s history – and its first major […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Collected members of the NASA family held a “Day of Remembrance” on Thursday, Jan. 26 to […]
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