SCIENCE

One More Orbit – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

July 11 2019 – Harding and Virts Break World Circumnavigation Speed Record. One More Orbit flight crew is successful in its Pole to Pole World Circumnavigation Speed Record marking 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing and 500th anniversary of first ever global circumnavigation KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL​ –– At 12:12:23 UTC today, Action Aviation…

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AN ASTRONAUTS SCIENCE FICTION #READINGLIST

I am in the middle of a book tour, something I never thought I would do.  And I’m sure my high school English teachers would agree.  But after I decided to leave NASA and start a new “career,” writing a book was at the top of my to-do list.  I didn’t want to write an…

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ANTARCTICA

Camp Whichaway;  70°S, 11°E;  13 Dec 2017 Cold.  Of all of the adjectives to describe Antarctica, “cold” is most fitting, because it describes nearly every moment at every location on the world’s most remote continent.  Deserted, white, dry, isolated, beautiful, harsh, stunning.  Those are other adjectives that can be used in abundance when talking about…

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ECLIPSE 2017

Terry Virts and Cara Santa Maria

Astronaut and public speaker Terry Virts joins NatGeo’s Cara Santa Maria in Oregon for a live TV broadcast of the 2017 Eclipse totality

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