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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Ghostbusters needed to show that black women can be scientists too

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
In September 1992, as a mission specialist aboard the Shuttle Endeavour, Jemison became the first black woman in space. After resigning from Nasa, she is now at the forefront of “integrating physical and social sciences with art and culture to solve ...

Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2)

The Space Review - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Space Shuttle was ramping up its tempo of flights, boldly going where it had gone so many times before, along with operations of Mir and the genesis of ISS.
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5 years after last shuttle, NASA waits for commercial crew capsules

CTV News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Ever since shuttles Atlantis, Discovery and Endeavour retired to museums, Americans have been stuck riding Russian rockets to the space station. NASA has been relying on SpaceX and Orbital ATK to keep the station supplied. The latest cargo Dragon ...

Former NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff talks deep space with Canberra students

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
His first mission in space lasted six months and saw him work on the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station (ISS).

7 Cool Things to See at the California Science Center

PC Magazine - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
At the Science Center, we focus on hands-on science learning and only acquire artifacts we intend to display— like the space shuttle Endeavour—and that help communicate specific educational messages. Before we talk about your work here, what is ...
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On the Anniversary of Apollo 11, Space History Went Up for Auction

Inverse - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Thing is, there were still Americans aboard the International Space Station (ISS0) and flight engineer Don Petit was one of them. He and his crew were brought to the ISS on Space Shuttle Endeavor in November 2002 and were supposed to come back in ...
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Pop Culture Power Rankings: From Christian Slater to Stephen Hawking, the five most notable cameos in the Star Trek ...

National Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Each week, we rank the most notable moments, events or people in music, TV and film relative to who and what is making news today.
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Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton: NYT

AOL News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime time address at the Democratic convention, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
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Tides Can Trigger Quakes Along the San Andreas Fault

Seeker - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Photo: The space shuttle Endeavor captured this image of the San Andreas Fault on Feb. 11, 2000. Credit: NASA/JPL/NIMA. The same tides that affect ocean waves can trigger earthquakes along California's San Andreas Fault, and scientists unexpectedly ...

Earth's tides can trigger earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault

Business Insider - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
AP_00022201724 A perspective view along the San Andreas Fault, near the city of Palmdale, Calif. captured by space shuttle Endeavour in 2000.AP Photo/NASA. Extending for 800 miles, the earthquake-prone San Andreas Fault in southern California has ...

Shuttle gone and NASA still parked on launch pad

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Ever since shuttles Atlantis, Discovery and Endeavour retired to museums, Americans have been stuck riding Russian rockets to the space station. NASA has been relying on SpaceX and Orbital ATK to keep the station supplied. The latest cargo Dragon ...
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Fly Me to the Moon: Russia, US Discuss Lunar Station for Mars Mission

Sputnik International - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
It's last major part, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer module, was delivered in May 2011 by the US Space Shuttle Endeavour on its 25th and final mission. In March last year the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov confirmed that the ISS will continue its ...

Aviation Week Photo Contest Offers Rich Tradition (1992)

Aviation Week (blog) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
As Aviation Week & Space Technology celebrates its 100th anniversary, we approach the 24th Annual Photo Contest.
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Top Gear: The Challenges 1-4 review – the simple comic genius of three men in a car

The Guardian - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
They were about cars rather than the limits of middle-aged human endeavour. Old Top Gear thrived not because viewers trusted Clarkson's ... Those shows ended up being moving pieces of TV and, though Top Gear always shied away from anything so poncey as ...
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Conspiracy theorists abuzz as NASA stream cut as object appears

New York Daily News - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
In the video, a blurry round object captured by the International Space Station (ISS) is seen descending from the upper-right corner before the screen goes dark and a notice appears indicating technical difficulties.
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First Virus-Hunter In Space To Test Device To Decode DNA

CBS Local - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
As the first professional virus-hunter in space, she will attempt to complete the first full-blown DNA decoding, or “sequencing,” in orbit.

Virtual Space Travel Is Almost Here

Inverse - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
So if you can't bring people to space, the next best thing is to bring space to people - through a combination of virtual and augmented reality.

Flagler Beach Historical Museum honors its founder, Catherine Wilson

Palm Coast Observer - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Begin with prehistoric bones and fast forward to dehydrated astronaut food and a flag that was taken into space on the space shuttle Endeavour. The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Sunday, and until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every ...

Books for Kids: Mark Kelly's Astrotwins series a launch pad for imagination

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Together with writer Martha Freeman, the now-retired astronaut, who commanded the space shuttle Endeavour on its final flight in May 2011 - and whose twin brother Scott returned to Earth March 2, 2016, having spent about a year in space - has ...

St. Stephen's Youth Programs

Mysouthend - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In this five-week, full-day academic and enrichment program, we are engaging 500+ elementary and middle-school youth in eleven programs in six neighborhoods.