Goodbye Atlantis, Hello SpaceX?

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?...

50th Anniversary of First US Man-in-Space

50th Anniversary of First US Man-in-Space Fifty years to the moment, Derry New Hampshire‘s Alan Shepardrocketed away, more than 100 Project Mercury workers joined former astronauts and NASA leaders at the original Redstonelaunch pad Thursday to celebrate the event...

Countdown begins for shuttle Atlantis’ last flight

Countdown begins for shuttle Atlantis’ last flight It’s a sad day when we’re only looking at three more shuttle flights.  From here on out for the next few years at least, the US is going to be relying on Russia and China heavily for its space program.  A...