Goodbye Atlantis, Hello SpaceX?

It’s the end of a 30-year run with NASA retiring the space shuttle program.  I remember it all, and always wanted to head to the Cape to see a lift-off of one of our magnificent space shuttles, but now that’ll never happen. What’s next? We’ve talked with senior management at SpaceX before, and it looks like it may end up being a winner in the next space race.NASA has penned a $763 million contract with...

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50th Anniversary of First US Man-in-Space

Fifty years to the moment, Derry New Hampshire‘s Alan Shepard rocketed away, more than 100 Project Mercury workers joined former astronauts and NASA leaders at the original Redstone launch pad Thursday to celebrate the event that opened space travel to Americans.  USA Today Article. Related articles Rare photos of Mercury astronauts on 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard’s historic flight (boingboing.net) Forgotten space...

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Follow US FIRST Championship Competitions Live

Courtesy of NASA, you can follow the US FIRST Championships live here. The 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship is taking place April 27-30, 2011. The competition takes place at the America’s Center in St. Louis, MO.  More information about the event can be found here. To see your team’s standings, match results and more, visit here. New Hampshire Team Standings Manchester, Central High School. Team 131,...

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Space Camps for Corporations, Adults and Children

There are now Space Camp programs for Children, Adults and even for Corporate events. Children will learn more about space, space shuttle, robotics, mars etc in these camp programs. These programs enhance teamwork, self-confidence and communication and these will be achieved through state-of-the-art simulations, missions, rocket building and robotics.  For scholarship, photo gallery, international camps, and more information about...

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Al Gore’s Arrogance Continues to Cost Lives World-Wide

Image via Wikipedia In an online conversation about subjects for future radio shows, a friend of mine said: “I like Al Gore‘s effort on climate.” I suppose he’s not wrong about liking Al Gore’s effort, but the results of his efforts are what really matter. I’m not so confident about the positive effect of Global Warming policies. Not only does it look like global warming has reversed in the last 7...

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