Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard’s Daughter Will be Flying on the Next New Shepard Flight

For the 19th mission of the New Shepard rocket, Blue Origin has offered a seat to Alan Shepard's eldest daughter…

10 months ago

Blue Origin Will Finally Fly Passengers to the Edge of Space in July

Blue Origin has a charitable auction going and whoever makes the highest bid will win a ride to space the…

1 year ago

America’s Pioneering Astronauts Honored with new ‘Heroes and Legends’ Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - America’s pioneering astronauts who braved the perils of the unknown and put their…

6 years ago

Blue Origin Goes Big With New Glenn Rocket

Blue Origin just unveiled its newest rocket, the New Shepard, which will be able to provide launch services and send…

6 years ago

6th Man on Moon Edgar Mitchell, Dies at 85 on Eve of 45th Lunar Landing Anniversary

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the 6th man to walk on the Moon, passed away on…

7 years ago

What Does NASA Stand For?

Chances are that if you have lived on this planet for the past half-century, you've heard of NASA. As the…

7 years ago

Who Are The Most Famous Astronauts?

Since the beginning of the Space Age, men and woman from all over the world have become famous astronauts and…

7 years ago

The View From Freedom 7

51 years ago today, on May 5, 1961, NASA launched the Mercury-Redstone 3 rocket carrying Alan B. Shepard, Jr. aboard…

10 years ago

Opportunity Surpasses 30 KM Driving and Snaps Skylab Crater in 3 D

[/caption] With her most recent drive of 482 feet (146.8 meters) on June 1, 2011 (Sol 2614), NASA’s Opportunity Mars…

11 years ago

50th Anniversary Ceremony Recreates First US Manned Spaceflight by Alan Shepard

[/caption] NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first American manned spaceflight at a special ceremony on May 5, 2011…

11 years ago