Sally Ride

January 6, 2019

Astronauts and Workplace Harassment

It can be hard to believe that discrimination and harassment are still significant matters in the workplace in this day and age, but they are. The […]
June 30, 2018

Equality Outta This World – How Women Are Paving the Way for the Final Frontier

One Small Step for (a) Man … “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These are the famous words from Apollo 11 […]
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 […]
June 20, 2013

Sally Ride: First American Woman In Space

One of six women selected in NASA’s 1978 astronaut class, Sally Ride was the first of them to fly. When she rode aboard the space shuttle […]
May 22, 2013

Tributes Mount As Sally Ride’s 30th Anniversary In Space Approaches

Sally Ride was only 32 years old when she flew into space for the first time 30 years ago, in June 1983. She died last year at 61, […]
January 15, 2013

NASA unveils last video by spacecraft that crashed into moon

A NASA probe recorded a spectacular flyover video of the moon’s far side shortly before intentionally slamming into a lunar mountain last month. NASA’s Ebb spacecraft […]
January 12, 2013

Doomed Spacecraft Captures Awesome Close-Up Video of the Moon

Three days before the moon-orbiting Ebb spacecraft collided with a lunar mountain, its on-board cameras captured some striking images of the pockmarked moon’s northern hemisphere — from […]
January 12, 2013

This Isn’t the Petition Response You’re Looking For

An online petition demanding the President Barack Obama administration build a Death Star like the one in Star Wars reached 25,000-plus signatures last month, a threshold obliging the government […]
December 17, 2012

Twin NASA spacecraft headed for lunar crash landing

LOS ANGELES — Ebb and Flow chased each other around the moon for nearly a year, peering into the interior. With dwindling fuel supplies, the twin […]