Happy Birthday NASA

NASA turned 55 yesterday. 

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24 astronauts were born in Ohio…

Thanks Miss Silver




Space Frog

When NASA launched its LADEE probe to the moon Sept. 6, most of us were lucky to get a glimpse of a streak of light in the air. But the best view in the house belonged to an unfortunate frog who happened to be chilling on the actual launchpad. A literal fire under Space […]


Unpacking in space





44 years ago on this date…

On July 20, 1969  Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon.  My son David was 2 months old.  I got him out of his crib in the wee hours of the morning and sat him in front of the television because I wanted him to be there when we watched man […]


Apollo 10 Intruder

This is the actual transcription of the Apollo 10 flight crew communications as recorded on the command module (CM). This particular section describes a moment when the crew have to deal with an unexpected intruder…

The Apollo 10 mission was flown May 18th to May 26th 1969.




How do you wash your hair in space?





Moon Moments


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The sight and sound of a rocket launch

Skywalker Sound, the George Lucas audio department responsible for so much science fiction, turns its golden-eared genius to mixing and enhancing the real sound of a Solid Rocket Booster from lift-off to splashdown.

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All Alone in the Night – Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS

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