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Published Date: 1/28/2015
Christa McAuliffe became the most famous teacher in the U.S. as she prepared to reach for the stars aboard the space shuttle Challenger. A social studies teacher at New Hampshire's Concord High School, she was selected as the first participant in the NASA Teacher in...
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Published Date: 11/18/2014
Alan Shepard was known for an experience that only a few can say they share: He walked on the moon. After beginning his NASA fame in 1961 by becoming the second person, and the first American, to go into space, Shepard joined the Apollo 14 mission to the moon. When he...
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Published Date: 7/23/2014
Sally Ride joined NASA after answering an advertisement placed by the space agency in the Stanford student newspaper. Chosen from 8,000 applicants, she joined NASA in 1978 and endured intense media scrutiny due to her gender. She went on to become the first American...
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Published Date: 11/18/2013
When President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous "we choose the moon" speech in 1962, he started the United States on its amazing path to the moon landing, just seven years later. And he inspired a nation with words that still resonate today.
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Published Date: 7/21/2013
Not many people would have the presence of mind or the creativity of instinct to hit golf balls on the moon....
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Published Date: 2/1/2013
Ten years ago today, the world witnessed a disaster when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated on reentry after a successful mission, killing the seven astronauts aboard...
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