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Ladies Make Big Splash In Space Program
NASA has picked eight new astronauts, half of them women. And that’s the highest percentage of female astronaut candidates ever selected for a class. There were 6,100 applicants.
NASA says they choose their astronauts based only on skill and qualifications. It has nothing to do with g…
Hubble Telescope’s Days Are Numbered
Conceived in the 1940’s, designed in the 1970’s, built in the 1980’s, it was in April of 1990 that the Hubble telescope was placed into orbit by the crew of the space shuttle Discovery. A major problem during its design was that the lenses were incorre…
Would You Take A Honeymoon To Mars?
Would you want to go to Mars? Financial tycoon Dennis Tito, who himself took a ride in space on the International Space Station, has unveiled a trip to Mars for husband and wife astronauts to launch within five years. They wouldn’t land on the planet, but come to within 100 miles of the surface of M…
NASA Says The World Won’t End Next Week
NASA is so confident the world won't end on December 21st that they're releasing a video ahead of time.  The video "Why The World Didn't End Yesterday" was originally scheduled to be released on December 22nd, the day after the Mayan calendar supposedly indicate…

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