Tag Archives: International Space Station

Happy Space Exploration Day

I think today should be celebrated in the same manner that the US celebrates Columbus Day. Perhaps it should even supplant Columbus Day. But, that’s just my opinion. Throughout the Americas, Columbus Day commemorates the anniversary of Columbus’ landing in … Continue reading

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Space Exploration Day

There were wry remarks about Jupiter coming under the watchful eye of Juno, earlier this month.  These appeared in news stories about the then impending arrival of the Juno spacecraft at the planet Jupiter.  The remarks were double entendres regarding the … Continue reading

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What About The Constellation Program?

Five years ago the successor to the Space Shuttle Program was shelved by the US Government.  The Constellation Program was an ambitious NASA project to restart manned missions to the Moon and ultimately begin manned exploration of Mars. The name … Continue reading

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