First American woman in space spent life breaking barriers
Ride was famously asked by a reporter "Do you weep when things go ... were the best person for the job." Strides for science Ride, who earned a doctorate in physics from Stanford, was part of a new generation of astronauts. She joined NASA when the space ...
Hubble telescope marks another milestone in space
"And so they're becoming even more sensitive than they were when we went up there." The Space Telescope Science Institute still ... gyro we've implemented and tested as well. That's ready to go." While engineers could improve Hubble's life expectancy ...
How Do Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space?
How they managed to go is the most common question astronauts are asked, says Mike Mullane, a veteran of three space shuttle missions and author of Do Your Ears Pop in Space ... the Earth-bound toilet in your home bathroom (its base is larger, its ...
The Scoop on Space Poop: How Astronauts Go Potty
But before his 15-minute historic flight, Shepard would sit through five hours of delays — and he really had to go to the bathroom ... do a No. 2." Space toilets didn't become much more sophisticated by the time the first Apollo missions launched ...
Marketing the Moon: How space collectors retold the story of Apollo's success
(WebInkNow) July 31, 2014 — At an upcoming space artifact auction, among the selection of astronauts' autographs ... and the press when things go wrong and when they disagree with the approach that NASA is taking. Do you agree with Stafford's conclusion?