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A Weekend at Adult Space Camp Is Cooler Than You'd Think

David DiGregorio | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
David DiGregorio

If you grew up in the late '80s watching Double Dare, Nick Arcade and Guts, you probably regarded a trip to Space Camp as the ultimate grand prize. I, however, can clearly remember watching those shows with no desire to go to Space Camp.

WATCH: Last Moonwalker Makes Historic Call To ISS

Posted 02.10.2013 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 02/09/2013 09:52 AM EST on SPACE.com HOUSTON — The last man to walk on the moon made an unexpected call to the ...

PHOTOS: 11 Most Embarrassing Space Bloopers

Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

Spaceflight is inherently risky, and success is never assured. Case in point: on Tuesday an unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft failed in its attempt to...

Encounter With Comet Bob: An Adventure at the New York City Center for Space Science Education

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 07.28.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

After dealing with a buildup of static electricity and a few other minor problems, an announcement suddenly flashed across the main TV screen -- an unknown object had been detected, on a collision course with the Spacecraft!

Lee Speigel

Astronaut's Bittersweet Memories Of Space Shuttle Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off and disappeared into the sky Friday, and with it went NASA's longest running space travel program. The final ...

Cancelled Space Shuttle Program Hurts Houston Ego, Economy

Posted 09.06.2011 | Business

HOUSTON — The end of the space shuttle program is hitting its Florida launch home in the pocketbook with some areas practically becoming economic gh...

Tips for NASA: Houston, You Have a Problem

John Bobey | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

You shot yourself in the foot by calling them Space Shuttles. "Shuttles" don't boldly go where no man has gone before, they go to Chicago, and occasionally bring you from Parking Lot T to the front entrance of the State Fair.

International Space Station Gets 3 New Tenants

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The International Space Station got three new tenants Friday, doubling in crew size with the arrival of a Russian Soyuz c...