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Remembering Columbia: How The Space Shuttle Shaped The Future Of Space Travel

Space shuttle Columbia was the first reusable spacecraft launched by NASA 37 years ago. It had registered many firsts in terms of NASA's manned space program and completed 28 missions before its tragic end on its STS-107 flight.

Space April 13, 2018

Fire In The Capsule: Lessons From Apollo 1 Disaster

In an interview at NASA Langley Research Center, space historian and author Andrew Chaikin revisits the Apollo 1 disaster. What went wrong and how has the U.S. space program changed since then?

Space February 9, 2017

NASA Administrator Pens Open Letter, Sick Of U.S. Astronauts Hopping on Russian Space Flights

In an open letter published in Wired, current NASA Administrator and former astronaut Major General Charles Bolden bemoans the lack of funding for space programs, which instead go into the pocket of none other than Russia.

Space September 1, 2015

NASA Honors Fallen Astronauts of Challenger Space Tragedy

NASA holds day of remembrance for fallen astronauts. Ceremonies held to mark Apollo, Challenger and Columbia tragedies.

Space January 28, 2015

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