NASA Celebrates 50 Years of Americans in Orbit

NASA held a celebration at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex marking 50 years of Americans in orbit. Photo Credit: Julian Leek/Blue Sawtooth Studios

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – A half century ago a Marine Corps test pilot climbed into his tiny Mercury capsule and thundered to orbit, where he spent just under five […]

Glenn, Carpenter Reflect on 50 Years of Americans On-Orbit

Mercury astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter participated in a question-and-answer session with members of the media on Friday, Feb. 17. Photo Credit: Julian Leek

KENNEDY SPACE CETER, Fla – It isn’t every day that you get to talk to an American legend. That, however, is exactly what the AmericaSpace team got to […]