Alumna Eleanor Morgan was a crew member for the Human Exploration and Research Analog (HERA) program at NASA.
Last week at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colonel Kevin Kick, Dr. Nicole Drumhiller and Dr. Michelle Watts were on a mission to gather feedback on what leaders in academia, industry and the military want to see in education.
Since the idea of a region of space in which nothing can escape, even light, was first postulated by Einstein’s general relativity, it remained a mathematical concept.
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan proposed a new Cold War initiative designed to protect the United States from a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union. The anti-ballistic missile system was called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), but it quickly gained the nickname “Star Wars” after the popular science-fiction films.
Two astronauts performed NASA’s third spacewalk in as many weeks outside of the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday.
The 35th annual Space Symposium takes place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 8 through April 11, 2019.
In the wake of two fatal airline crashes in less than five months involving Boeing’s modern 737 Max (8 and 9) airplanes —which were the emerging workhorse for major airline fleets worldwide—pilots transporting one such plane were forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon.
On July 17, 1984, during her second space mission, cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya of the Soviet Union became the first woman to perform a spacewalk.