NASA Special Program “Apollo 13: Home Safe” Marks the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13 Mission

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, no NASA in-person activities are planned or sponsored to mark the Apollo 13 anniversary. However, a wealth of new content and programming, historic documents, still and video imagery are available online, including previously unreleased conversations between the crew of Apollo 13 and the recently restored Apollo Mission Control Center […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 Launch: Part 2

Day 1 of my NASA social experience was big fun, informative…and hot! {For the record, according to the locals, it was an unusually hot day that day.} If you missed the details of my day, click here to catch up on Part 1. And once you are ready…read on for NASA social STP-2, Part 2! […]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 Launch: A Nasa Social Experience to Remember! Part 1

Friends, I’m having a hard time putting this experience into words. So let me start by saying: IT WAS AMAZING!! This two-day Nasa Social event was something truly special. I saw so much and learned so much, and I met the most amazing people. I got the chance to be a true space enthusiast with […]

What is NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock..and Why do We Need One to Travel in Space?

Keeping proper time is everything here on earth, especially in this digital age.  The whole world is very connected, one big neighborhood really. Without hyper accurate clocks here, our communications, schedules and even our travel would be off. {Because of a little theory that Albert Einstein postulated, we now have GPS…and that would certain not […]

National Air & Space Museum Announces Details for #Apollo50th Five-Day Celebration!

The National Air and Space Museum announced additional details for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing! The museum’s five-day celebration in Washington, D.C., will include the “Apollo 50 Festival” on the National Mall, July 18­–20. Anniversary events will culminate July 20 with a late-night event at the museum to celebrate […]