20MAR 2019
Nicole Stott astronaut

Nicole Stott astronaut

Nicole Stott rode her Florida dreams, her college degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Central Florida, and her engineering experience at Kennedy Space Center, into space. Now she is retiring as one of the last astronauts who flew on space shuttle Discovery. Stott, who was born in New York and grew up in Clearwater, was a longtime Space Coast resident…

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16MAR 2019
Astronauts that have walked on the moon

Astronauts that have walked on the moon

The 12 members of the most exclusive club in human history had many things in common. All came from a highly technical background and all but one studied aeronautical or astronautical engineering. Growing up, many had been Boy Scouts and even more were active members of their University fraternities. They all went on to study for further degrees – many at military test pilot schools…

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12MAR 2019
Astronauts Apollo

Astronauts Apollo

Climate alarmism is the biggest fraud in the field of science and the 97% consensus claim is nonsensical, Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham tells MRCTV in a preview of his presentation at the upcoming Heartland Institute climate conference, July 7-9. Since about 2, I looked farther and farther into it,Col. Cunningham (USMC, Ret.) tells MRCTV in an exclusive interview. I found…

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08MAR 2019
Armstrong astronaut

Armstrong astronaut

Needless to say, for a curator of a collection of space artifacts, it is hard to imagine anything more exciting. Realizing how important it would be to determine whether any or all of these items were actually flown in the Lunar Module Eagle during the historic Apollo 11 mission, I decided to enlist the expertise of Eric Jones, Ken Glover, and the team of experts who have put together…

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04MAR 2019
Russian astronauts On the moon

Russian astronauts On the moon

Moscow has periodically announced ambitious plans for space exploration in recent years, but this is the first time a firm deadline has been set for a manned lunar mission. Russia won the first round of the space race when it launched the first man to orbit the Earth, Yuri Gagarin, in 1961. Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Jr, however, fulfilled John F Kennedy’s promise to reach the Moon…

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28FEB 2019
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Created By The Mercury 7 Astronauts The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was created to ensure that the United States would maintain its leadership in science and technology by supporting some of the very best science and engineering college students. Scholarship candidates must be nominated by faculty members. Students may not directly apply for the award. Scholarship nominees…

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24FEB 2019
Aeronautical Scientist

Aeronautical Scientist

Aeronautics (from the ancient Greek words ὰήρ āēr, which means air , and ναυτική nautikē which means navigation , i.e. navigation of the air ) is the science or art involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of air flight capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft and rockets within the atmosphere. The British Royal Aeronautical Society identifies the…

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