Why Trump’s Space Tweets Matter

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt with the U.S. flag and the Earth in the sky. Taken during the mission’s first EVA on the lunar surface on December 19, 1972. Photo: NASA

President Trump, in a tweet on June 7th at 1:38 PM, publicly put himself at odds with a policy directive that he himself […]

Things Returning to Normal on International Space Station

Communications between the ground and the International Space Station were restored yesterday after a three-hour period. Photo Credit: NASA.gov

Things are getting back to normal on the International Space Station following a roughly three-hour communications blackout. The issues arose in the morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 18, when flight controllers at NASA’s Johnson […]