'About People Living in Space': 15 Years Since STS-106 (Part 2)

Impressive view of Atlantis and part of the International Space Station (ISS), captured during the STS-106 mission, 15 years ago, this week. Photo Credit: NASA

Amid cloudy conditions, only days after the departure of Hurricane Debby and having sustained a pre-launch strike on the Lightning Protection System at Pad 39B, NASA’s 99th space shuttle […]

'Six Months, Instead of Twelve': 15 Years Since STS-106 (Part 1)

The Zvezda (upper) and Zarya (lower) modules provided the critical cornerstone for early International Space Station (ISS) operations. Fifteen years ago, this week, STS-106 resumed work on the stalled construction effort. Photo Credit: NASA

Fifteen years ago, this week, a space shuttle flight which very nearly didn’t happen, happened. In early 2000, the initial […]

NASA Astronaut Scott Altman Speaks to College Students and Staff

NASA Astronaut Scott D. Altman speaks to students and staff at West Virginia University. Photo Credit: Alan Didion and Cathy Lally

Contributors: West Virginia University Engineering Students and Student Partnership for the Advancement of Cosmic Exploration (SPACE) members Alan Didion, Cathy Lally, and Amanda Thorp

NASA Astronaut Captain Scott Altman […]