Mercury program

Wally Funk From the Mercury 13 Will be Joining Jeff Bezos on his Flight to the Edge of Space

Wally Funk, a pioneer in the field of aerospace and a member of the Mercury 13 program, will be accompanying…

7 months 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

50 Years Ago Today: The Flight of Aurora 7

Fifty years ago today, May 24, 1962 astronaut Scott Carpenter launched in his Aurora 7 capsule. This was the fourth…

10 years ago

Fast Cars and Hot Rod Astronauts

Corvettes were synonymous with the first US astronauts. Why? The story goes that a Florida car dealer named Jim Rathmann…

11 years ago

The Mystery of John Glenn’s Fireflies Returns

[/caption] What were the “fireflies” that John Glenn saw during the first orbital spaceflight for the US? Enjoy a new…

11 years ago