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  • Canadian stuff from May 13th in years gone by
    Canadian stuff from May 13th in years gone by
    Take a look at your mortgage rate right now. What is is? 3 percent? 4 percent? Be glad this is not 1974, when the Bank of Canada raised its prime lending rate to a whopping 8.75 percent. You can look it up. Then go buy another house.It was in the...
  • NASA awards grant for advanced Mars rocket engine
    NASA awards grant for advanced Mars rocket engine
    This week at NASA's Washington, D.C. Headquarters, officials announced grants for cutting-edge space technology projects, including a $10 million grant to the Ad Astra Rocket Company.Founded by NASA astronaut Franklin Chang Diaz, Ad Astra has...
  • Wan Hu, Ming Dynasty astronaut
    Wan Hu was a Ming Dynasty would be astronaut 500 years ago
    While space travel started in earnest in the 20th Century, the dream of traveling beyond the Earth is much older. According to CNN, there is a legend of a Ming Dynasty public official named Wan Hu who attempted to be the first astronaut.According...
  • Mr. Spock, sadly missed by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, expresses a focus on further space exploration
    Astronaut Buzz Aldrin saddened by the loss of 'Star Trek's' Leonard Nimoy
    According to CNN on Friday, astronautBuzz Aldrin had his say about the loss of his fellow "space explorer" Leonard Nimoy. Aldrin had expressed that Nimoy's Mr. Spock character was an inspiration to real space explorers whom had made...
  • Coachella 2015
    Don't be that person who missed out on Coachella this year
    This morning I woke up and did my routine social media crawl. Within 5 minutes I noticed that sites were promoting the 2015 Official Coachella Lineup. I instantly got a rush of blood to my head and my body went numb. Was this for real? It was...
  • Soyeon Yi says goodbye to her career as the first South Korean astronaut
    South Korea's only astronaut resigns, ends the manned space program
    Yi So-yeon was the first Korean to become an astronaut and the 49th woman to visit space. Not only that, this scientist was South Korea’s only astronaut. That is, she was right up until she disembarked from her position and as a result...
  • Halle Berry stars in 'Extant'
    Halle Berry discusses 'Extant' on 'Live with Kelly and Michael'
    Halle Berry appeared on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Wednesday where she promoted her new movie "Extant" that premieres on CBS on July 9 at 9 p.m. Co-host Kelly Ripa kept emphasizing that the movie is based on "a solo...
  • Astronauts finally get decent cup of espresso in space
    Astronauts finally get decent cup of espresso in space
    Just because you’re orbiting earth shouldn’t mean you can’t get a decent cup of coffee or espresso, and astronauts aboard The International Space Station agree. The astronauts have spoken, and they ultimately have been heard....
  • Little Soya gluten free soy sauce launches to the International Space Station
    Little Soya gluten free soy sauce launches to the International Space Station
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to escape from planet earth and launch into space? Ever thought of exercising in space, eating in space or trying to connect with those on planet earth via social media? Now imagine trying to squeeze a...
  • Rocket Launch
    Kennedy Space Center is an Ace of a Place
    Get phone out of the pocket. Take a picture of the rocket. Eyes nearly pop out of their socket.Be at least 3.5 miles away. That’s the safest, they say. The sight will only make you want to play.Pretend to be a rocket man. Zoom up as far as...
  • Dyson
    SoCal native astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson to visit local elementary schools
    Inspiring students to consider a career with NASA, Rep.Adam Schiff visits local elementary schools with NASA astronauts. The eighth such visit will be on Jan. 23 with Dr. Tracy Caldwell Dyson, visiting La Crescenta Elementary School in La...
  • Guion S. Blueford
    Aiming for the stars; the first African-American in space
    Guion S. Blueford Jr. finished his college days Penn State University in 1964 with a B.S. in aerospace engineering as a notable Air Force ROTC graduate. A Philadelphia native, Blueford joined the U.S. Air Force receiving his wings in 1966. He was...
  • Scott Carpenter memoir
    Scott Carpenter leaves behind memoir and legacy
    Astronaut Scott Carpenter, 88, died Thursday from complications from a recent stroke. The NASA pioneer not only leaves behind stellar legacy, but also penned a memoir in 2003, For Spacious Skies: The Uncommon Journey of a Mercury Astronaut. It...
  • Sandra Bullock gets advice from veteran NASA astronaut for her movie 'Gravity'
    Astronaut Cady Coleman gave Sandra Bullock advice for 'Gravity' film
    According to Space.com on Sept. 13, veteran NASA astronaut Cady Coleman received a call from Sandra Bullock to research for her upcoming film "Gravity". She had always been a Bullock fan and had been in the middle of watching "The...
  • Astronaut runs Maine's Independence Day race from space station
    Astronaut runs Maine's Independence Day race from space station
    Many people take part in races as a tradition on Independence Day including Maine native and astronaut Chris Cassidy. That's why he made unique arrangements months ago to participate in his hometown road race from space.WGME-TV reported on...
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