I found this pretty cool Infographic below about the Space Shuttle (via Space.com). I like to remember and share the special time I spent working in the Space Shuttle program. It was an awesome program, people, and manned-space transportation system. One of the coolest areas of the whole system is the Launch Pad, and the […]
R.I.P. Neil Armstrong — aerospace engineer, U.S. Navy pilot, test pilot, American astronaut, the first person to walk on the Moon, and university professor. And thank you, Sir Neil Armstrong, as you were one of my sources of inspiration when I was a kid — on space and science — and what humans can accomplish; […]
I can watch this 1,000 times, and it never gets old… (To maximize awesomeness, watch it fullscreen HD) View from the ISS at Night from Knate Myers on Vimeo.
Video of the last Space Shuttle launch (Atlantis , STS-135) as I saw it on July 8th, 2011… (thanks to James Daniels for the video editing/rotation effects) This is from 7 miles way. If you listen carefully, you can hear the double-boom as the vehicle breaks the sound barrier. This is the last time my […]
Space Shuttle Endeavor lists off from laucn pad 39A Yesterday Feb 8, 2010 was the last scheduled Space Shuttle night launch. STS-130 on board Endeavour. Night launches are spectacular. I should have made plans to go see that. My brother did. Next there are only 5 3 missions left for the space shuttle fleet. And […]
Great article on Obama’s NASA Dilemma (The Technology Review). “When president-elect Barack Obama takes office in January, he will be faced with a rare situation. Within his first 100 days, he will have to decide the fate of America’s space program.” : “As president, Obama will support the development of this vital new platform to […]
A beautiful night launch of the Shuttle Shuttle Endeavour and the STS-126 mission (PDF)… See the launch in High Definition, or in standard definition version on Spacevidcast.com‘s YouTube channel. In Endeavour’s payload bay, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo is packed full of about 14,500 pounds of equipment and supplies, making it one of the heaviest […]