Tag Archives: NASA

Visiting America’s Space Port

“I admit it: I’m a space geek. I’m raising my kids to be space geeks. But I seem to be in a shrinking minority. Over the course of the last forty years, we’ve somehow lost the romance of space flight.”

Wayne Franklin takes us with him on a journey into space geekdom as he visits Florida’s Kennedy Space Center…

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Find Some Space in the Rocket City

To some, north Alabama might seem like the last place you’d find a rocket garden. After all, the sexy aspects of NASA’s work happen in places like Cape Canaveral and Houston’s Johnson Space Center and occasionally Edwards Air Force Base in California. But before the boys at launch control can light the candle, someone has to design it. That’s where Huntsville comes in.

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RSM Profile: Wernher von Braun

What marks the legacy of a man? Is it his achievements? His words? Or is it his history, his heritage, his associations? These questions get to the heart of the debate over the legacy of many a Southern man … including German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.

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