space travel

A Man In A Can Shot Into Space
For a lot of people it’s ancient history because they weren’t even born yet. But many still remember John Glenn’s historic ride in a space capsule called “Friendship 7” that was only 6-feet wide and 9 ½ feet tall. It sent the future Ohio Senator 100 miles into space making him the first American to …
Want A Ride Into Space?
Anybody got an extra quarter million dollars they can spare? I’d like to use it to sign up for a trip into space aboard Richard Branson Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two. Branson says trips into space will begin next year.
Rocketing Into History
After reading Orson Welles’ science fiction novel “War of the Worlds” he became fascinated with the idea of space travel.  When he was a college physics student he began building rockets powered by gunpowder and eventually as a college professor he ma…
Dale’s Daily Data: First Liquid-Fueled Rocket
After reading Orson Welles’s science fiction novel “War of the Worlds” he became fascinated with the idea of space travel.  When he was a college physics student he began building rockets powered by gunpowder and eventually as a college professor he m…