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No shuttle coming to Dayton’s Air Force Museum

April 12, 2011


The hopes of an entire state were dashed today as NASA announced the homes for the retiring space shuttles. Florida, California, New York, and DC get the shuttles – leaving Dayton, OH and the Air Force Museum out in the cold. NASA Administrator Charles M. Bolden made the announcement at an afternoon press conference, tearing […]

Shuttle decision coming tomorrow

April 11, 2011


According to the Dayton Daily News, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will make a decision tonight regarding the final resting place of the soon-to-be-retired space shuttles. The announcement will come tomorrow, and will be watched in the many cities that have lobbied for one of the shuttles, including my hometown of Dayton, OH. Dayton is home […]

East Anglia research, NASA climate data under scrutiny

December 3, 2009


The University of East Anglia announced today that, as part of its probe into the troubling e-mails from its Climatic Research Unit, the research data itself will be under scrutiny to determine whether or not scientists fudged data. The announcement comes after the head of the CRU, Phil Jones, stepped down amid the inquiry, and happens […]

July 20th, 1969 – The Apollo 11 moon landing, 40 years later

July 20, 2009


On July 11th, 1969, an event occurred that was momentous not for the sycophants of a particular administration, not for the citizens of one nation, but one of epic significance for all of humanity. On this date 40 years ago, man took his first steps on an alien world, one that we have looked upon […]

Challenger remembered 23 years later

January 28, 2009


Twenty-three years ago today, on January 28, 1986, the the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded less than two minutes after launch, killing all seven crew members. Andrea Shea King shares her own experience with the tragedy, and the Anchoress remembers too. As a space enthusiast since I was a boy, I’ve always had a soft spot […]