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Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

First of all my apologies.  I had to take care of some duties at home that prevented me from posting the newest question at the regular time.  Because of that, answers will be accepted for this week’s questions until next Monday night at midnight EST. The HSF Trivia [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 6

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 6

The HSF Trivia Week Five question was: Which Launch Complex/Pad was used during the Mercury Program? The answer is: Launch Complex 14 was the site where American astronauts were launched into Earth Orbit during the Mercury Program. The winner was Abby L.  Congratulations [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 5 and the First Grand Prize Winner!

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 5 and the First Grand Prize Winner!

Well last week’s question turned out to be a bit tougher to answer.  Though some got close, no one got the right answer.  Some mentioned “fruit flies,” but they are not “animals” but insects.  Some mentioned Albert II, launched aboard a [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 4

Above: The first feline to train in weightlessness on the Vomit Comet. The HSF Trivia Week Three question was: Which Shuttle orbiter was first to use a drag chute and on what mission? The answer is: Space Shuttle Endeavour on her maiden flight, STS-49. Congrats to M. [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 3

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 3

HSF Trivia Week Two question was, “How long are the Solid Rocket Booster recovery ships and what are their names?” The answer is: 176 feet long and the two ships are called, Freedom Star and Liberty Star. Congrats to J. McDade and J. McAllister.  Both winners will be [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 2

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 2

HSF Trivia Week One question was, “Which astronaut received the first haircut in space and on what mission?” The answer is: Skylab 2 astronaut Paul Weitz who received a trim from Pete Conrad, who used  primitive Flowbee-style clippers in 1973. Congrats to J. [Read More]

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Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

What can I say, but that it is an end to a major chapter in our lives.  Today I turned over the keys to our great and [Read More]

CollisionTEC: A Review

CollisionTEC: A Review

Towards the end of Mission #2, RV-103 had a mishap with a pole, as detailed here.  Last month, I finally got an [Read More]

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

“Word has leaked out that in its new budget, the Obama administration intends to terminate NASA’s planetary [Read More]

Mismatched Models

Mismatched Models

Most advocates of Human Space Flight programs always model HSF with the airplane model.  Government subsidized at [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

First of all my apologies.  I had to take care of some duties at home that prevented me from posting the newest [Read More]

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