NASA Tribute Exhibit Honors Fallen Crew 50 Years After Apollo 1 Tragedy

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL – NASA unveiled a new tribute exhibit honoring three fallen astronaut heroes 50 years to the day of the Apollo 1 tragedy on January 27, 1967 when the three man crew perished in a flash fire on the launch pad during a capsule test that was not considered to […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016:

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Peterson (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Kimberly Cartier (@AstroKimCartier ) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com / @astroguyz) Jolene Creighton (fromquarkstoquasars.com / @futurism) Pamela Gay (cosmoquest.org / @cosmoquestx / @starstryder) Paul Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Brian Koberlein (briankoberlein.com / @briankoberlein ) Their stories this […]

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Remembrance Week Pays Tribute to NASA’s Three Fallen Astronaut Crews

Today, Feb. 1, concludes the most somber week in NASA history as we remember the fallen astronauts who gave their lives exploring space so that others could reach to the stars – venturing further than ever before! In the span of a week three crews of American astronauts made the ultimate sacrifice and have perished […]