Interview with Veteran Astronaut Brian Duffy on Florida Space Day


Video courtesy of AmericaSpace

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — AmericaSpace sat down with Brian Duffy, who is a former space shuttle astronaut. He currently works for ATK, but was in Tallahassee, Fla., today to help out with activities surrounding Florida Space Day. However, on this day he teamed up with companies across the aerospace […]

What is Florida Space Day?


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TITUSVILLE, Fla — Representatives from two aerospace organizations sat down and offered up their thoughts about the upcoming Space Day event that will be held March 6 in Tallahassee, Fla. Frank DiBello, with Space Florida, and Don White, the general manager for Astrotech, detailed how the […]

45th Space Wing's Commander: 'Yes, We Are Still Launching Rockets!'

The commander of the 45th Space Wing, Brigadier General Anthony Cotton, addresses members of the press who attended a media day held by the 45th Space Wing. The media day was held to highlight the heavy workload that the men and women of the Eastern Range have in sending various payloads to orbit. […]

Shuttle Legacy Engraved in Runway

Discovery’s ‘wheel stop’ plaque located on the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit : Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Out on the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) three granite markers on the east side of the runway mark the front wheel stop position of […]

NASA Chief Technologist Visits NASA’s Space Life Sciences Lab

A lab technician holds up a batch of ‘egg timer’ test sand samples for Mason Peck, NASA’s Chief Tchnologist to examine. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / blue Sawtooth Studios

This week Mason Peck NASA’s Chief Technologist was given a hands-on tour of research laboratories located in both Florida and Texas. After a closed-door […]

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 […]

Payloads Workshop Highlights Commercial Space Efforts

Space Florida and the NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium hosted a work shop on space flight payloads this week in Cocoa, Florida. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studios

Space Florida and the NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium sponsored the first Space Flight Payloads Workshop at the Florida Solar Energy Center in […]

Honor Flag Flown on Final Shuttle Mission at Funeral of Slain Deputy

The honor flag which flew on the final space shuttle mission, STS-135, aboard shuttle Atlantis, was at the funeral of slain Brevard County Sheriff's Office deputy Barbara Ann Pill. Pill was shot and killed during a traffic stop of two alleged suspects. Photo Credit: Julian Leek

When a launch occurs, all eyes focus […]

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 the […]

NASA Leadership Talk Up KSC’s Future

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (left) and Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana (right) particiate in a question-and-answer session about the upcoming test flight of an Orion spacecraft, the Space Launch System and commercial space flight efforts. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – As NASA marked 50 years of U.S. astronauts in […]