Posts Tagged ‘Spaceflight’

Photo: Father and son at first and last Space Shuttle launches, 30 years apart

12 Jul

"Father and Son: STS-1 and STS-135," a photo by Chris Bray, who is the younger of the two in these side-by-side captures from the very first shuttle launch thirty years ago, and the final one, last Friday. "The picture we waited 30 years to complete."

(Flickr, via Reddit and Laughing Squid.)


Got a plan to get us back to the Moon? NASA’s got $30 million worth of motivation! [Commercial Spaceflight]

08 Aug
In the clearest indication yet that the future of space exploration lies as much in the private sector as government agencies, NASA announced it's offering $30.1 million for the first commercial group to land a probe on the Moon. More »