The Challenger accident stifled any hopes of a return to the heady days of the 1960s and presaged a more considered and conservative future for NASA. What, then, did the Columbia disaster mean?
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By: Clara Moskowitz
Published: 01/29/2013 01:43 PM EST on SPACE.com
Ten years after the devastating Columbia space shuttle accident that took the...
I pray my twelve-year-old nephew Joel who, among his four siblings, is known as "the science guy," will be inspired by Sally Ride's life and example. She's a role model for boys, too.
Nine years ago today, I'd been visiting Washington D.C. with a group from my church when we'd heard that the Space Shuttle Columbia had been lost on reentry.
HOUSTON — A piece of the space shuttle Columbia, which broke apart and burned on re-entry more than eight years ago, has been found in a drought...
Is the benefit of the extra oil we will get from deepwater drilling (half a year's worth of additional crude) worth the environmental risks of another major accident? The Obama administration has obviously decided yes.
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