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Sun StaffGREENBELT -- It happened again. A NASA space shuttle lifted off from Cape Canaveral yesterday morning, and tears pooled in Bruce Schneck's eyes. "Every time we fly, I well up," confessed Schneck, 52, a Baltimore native and Honeywell Technology...
Special to The TimesWalter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84. Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...
Today, Hickam and Simberg debate the marketing of the once-struggling Russian space program. Previously they discussed the grudge match between private space entrepreneurs and the federal space agency, examined the moon and Mars for signs of human life...
Tags: History, John Denver, Death, Russia, Crimes
Tribune senior correspondentIt looks, for all the world, like someplace out of this world, which is pretty much why NASA scientists and engineers recently journeyed here to a remote volcanic cinder field in northern Arizona. In this barren, black moonscape of a place just outside...
Sun StaffFirst in an occasional series WARRENTON, Va. -- On a grass runway last fall, amid the low rolling hills of the countryside, Terry Queijo prepared for takeoff. Her 32-foot aircraft, a reproduction of a 1902 Wright brothers glider, resembled an...
Special to the SentinelI can remember when I was a boy, I didn't really know what I wanted to be when I grew up. (It was long before I learned I wanted to write.) At the time, NASA was in full swing with the Apollo program and the war in Vietnam was waging. Astronauts and...
Tags: Baghdad (Iraq), Death, Health, Unrest, Conflicts and War, NASA
Sun-SentinelDreher Park in West Palm Beach hides a tiny science museum with a broad range of lessons to teach. It can enthrall kids with starry vistas in its planetarium. It can wow them with a swirling tornado. It can scare them with a replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex...
Coverage from the day space shuttle Challenger exploded: Accident clamps indefinite hold on space shuttle programThe ambitious space shuttle schedule is in chaos, with all launches placed on hold until the inevitable investigations and soul-searching run their course. ''It's going to have an adverse effect on the whole space program,'' said Rep. George Brown Jr.,...
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