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February 12, 2014

Futuristic Robots to Monitor Space Traffic and Prevent Collisions

Space traffic is pretty much unregulated. There are no traffic lights telling you when to stop or go. There are no stop signs around to help […]
February 6, 2014

The Making of an Astronaut

By Katra Quinn, Editor, Astronaut.com Astronaut.com first heard about Alyssa Carson through little anecdotes about this amazing girl who wanted to be the first person to […]
February 4, 2014

In Register Magazine

Thanks to In Register magazine for including me in their February 2014 issue  
February 3, 2014

I'm on the Cover

I’m excited to be the cover story in our local magazine Town Favorites. You can click on the link below and see the cover and read […]
February 1, 2014

Challenger and the Diminishment of the NASA Space Program

We are in a time of solemn NASA anniversaries. On 27 January 1967, the Apollo 1 (AS-204) fire claimed the lives of astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, […]
January 31, 2014

Who's Out There? II. Silicon Gadgets?

Before we talk about other properties of silicon that stimulate both  imagination and technology, we had better review the chemical jargon. 1) Silanes: Silicon can react […]
January 30, 2014

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? Mercury

If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you wanted to know about Venus. This time, I thought it would be a […]
January 29, 2014

NASA's week of tragedy: Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia remembered

It was early evening on Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo […]
January 28, 2014

How an Astronaut Used Pinterest to Share Science, Space Exploration and Crafts

Karen Nyberg has been using Pinterest for some time here on Earth. One quick glance at her Pinterest board pre-International Space Station, and it’s clear she’s […]