Neil Armstrong

Weekly Space Hangout – February 13, 2015 – Paul Gilster and his “Centauri Dreams”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Paul Gilster (centauri-dreams.org / @centauri_dreams),author of "Centauri Dreams" Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg…

7 years ago

Elon Musk and the SpaceX Odyssey: the Path from Falcon 9 to Mars Colonization Transporter

In Kubrick’s and Clark’s 2001 Space Odyssey, there was no question of “Boots or Bots”[ref]. The monolith had been left…

7 years ago

Heat Protecting Back Shell Tiles Installed on NASA’s Orion EFT-1 Spacecraft Set for Dec. 2014 Launch

Fabrication of the pathfinding version of NASA’s Orion crew capsule slated for its inaugural unmanned test flight in December is…

7 years ago

Book Review: Neil Armstrong – A Life of Flight by Jay Barbree

“Neil Armstrong - A Life of Flight” is a thoroughly enjoyable new biography about the first human to set foot…

7 years ago

‘Moonwalk One’ Makes Us Excited About Apollo 11 All Over Again

Long lineups at Cape Kennedy. Every television channel playing the same breathless coverage. Shots of rockets, of men in spacesuits,…

8 years ago

Neil Armstrong: Why The World Needs ‘Nerdy Engineers’ (In Animated Form)

Combine the gravitas of humanity's first moon visitor with the whimsy of animation, and the result is pure fun. Here,…

8 years ago

Neil Armstrong’s Name Now Graces A NASA Research Center In California

Neil Armstrong -- the first man on the moon, who died in 2012 -- will now be the namesake of…

8 years ago