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Expedition 7 Anniversary
On the 45th Anniversary of Rusty Schweickart’s EVA
67th Anniversary of Sikhote-Alin
Happy 442nd Birthday, Johannes Kepler!
Ed Lu’s Photo from the ISS
10 Years Ago on the ISS
A decade ago, CEO and B612 co-founder Ed Lu was the Flight Engineer aboard Expedition 7, the seventh mission to the International Space Station and the first mission back to space after the Columbia disaster. We’ll be sharing some of Ed’s recollections, an archive of his official NASA blog entries and videos throughout the month. Check […]Read more
Happy Birthday, NASA!
Happy birthday, NASA! “The National Aeronautics and Space Act was passed on July 29, 1958. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1958 with a distinctly civilian (rather than military) orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science.” http://www.nasa.gov/50th/50th_magazine/historyLetter.html Photo of B612′s co-founder Rusty Schweickart during EVA, Apollo 9. See […]Read more
Apollo 11 Splashdown
July 24, 1969: The Apollo 11 spacecraft Command Module is being lowered to the deck of the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic lunar landing mission. The flotation ring attached by Navy divers has been removed from the capsule. For those SF Bay Area locals and visitors, the U.S.S. Hornet is now a […]Read more