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LOOK: Space Shuttle To Fly Low Over Nation's Capital

Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, be sure to look up for a rare and wonderful air show. The Space Shuttle Discovery is expected to fly over landmarks in th...

Lucia Graves

The Long History Of Climate Denier Publicity Stunts | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.14.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- When former NASA administrators, astronauts and engineers released a letter earlier this week attacking the science of climate change, ...

Arthur Delaney

Newt's Unpaid Vendors: 'He Couldn't Care Less About The Small Businesses' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a long time, Larry Scheffler maintained a hard policy at his Nevada printing company: no credit for politicians. But when a friend c...

PHOTOS: Space Walks And Gorgeous Views From NASA's Gemini Missions

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

April 2012 marks 50 years since the beginning of NASA's Gemini program. Carried out from 1962-1966, during the feverish middle years of the space race...

WATCH: Astronauts Dance, Sing On Moon In Vintage Video

Posted 02.22.2012 | Science

Astronauts really do have all the fun. Smithsonian Magazine reminded us on Tuesday of the classic 1972 video of astronauts Harrison "Jack" Schmitt ...

Celebrating John Glenn's Legacy: The 50th Anniversary Tribute at OSU

The Huffington Post | Caitlin Brown | Posted 02.19.2012 | College

The upcoming John Glenn Anniversary Celebration will honor the astronaut’s heroic past, but his legacy of public service continues into the present....

PHOTOS: John Glenn's Historic Space Mission, 50 Years Later

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.17.2012 | Science

Orbiting Earth seems ho-hum today, in an era when the ISS is ever-present in our skies and space tourism is a growth industry. Things were differe...

Icons: Fifty Years Ago, a Space-Age Photo That Transcended the Television Age

David Schonauer | Posted 04.01.2012 | Media
David Schonauer

2012-02-01-Screenshot20120131at7.38.44PM.jpgThe photo, a portrait of John Glenn in his space helmet, appeared on Life's February 2, 1962 issue -- 50 years ago this week.

Counting My Blessings

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.19.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

I think there's a very good chance that John Glenn was the first astronaut whose name I ever learned. So getting to hear him speak was an exceedingly memorable moment.

Never-Before-Seen Photos Of American Space Pioneer Released

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology

John Glenn, one of the first Americans in space and arguably the first celebrity astronaut, celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, July 18. Glenn ...

50 Years After Gagarin Was First to Space, Glenn Recalls His Own Historic Flight

James M. Clash | Posted 06.10.2011 | Technology
James M. Clash

Did John Glenn ever experience fear? In his own words: "How do you think you'd feel if you knew you were on top of two million parts built by the lowest bidder on a government contract?"

Full Metal Racket: Consider This Ed Harris' Just Say No-No

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

During an impressive career in which he's played the good (The Right Stuff), the bad (Pollock) and the hideously ugly (A History of Violence), Ed Harris has no regrets.

John Glenn To Endorse Hillary Clinton

Columbus Dispatch | Joe Hallett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York will pick up an endorsement Tuesday from a national hero and Ohio icon -- John Glenn. The former Ohio senator will e...