I think Ride's bold mission to the stars also addresses the gravity of twenty-first century Earthlings, and I've teased out some lessons from her exemplary adventure. Live by these, Class of 2014, and you will fly high without ever leaving the planet.
Of course, the erosion of newspaper circulations is now an old story. We all still love to read news, but most of us simply do not sit down and read the paper anymore. But it was fun to see -- and recall -- that the news reading culture was so different such a short time ago.
It seems that, without ISS, American manned space travel beyond 2020 will have to go "all-in" on the politically controversial destinations of the Moon, an asteroid or Mars to keep itself relevant.
Remember, you come first. No one will treat you with love or respect unless you do so first for yourself. Releasing non-supportive relationships are one of the first ways to do this!
For others focused on making space solutions for arts and culture, I believe there is as yet untapped opportunity for building relationships both within and across sectors.
There's lots of great science going on on the International Space Station, involving not only professional scientists but tens of thousands of students who have participated in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. And now there's another way for kids, parents, and teachers to be a part of the human adventure of space exploration: Story Time From Space.
The true heroes wore the blazing orange colors of the Bulldogs, the camouflage green of the Stings and the royal blue of the Falcons to name a few. These were the athletes of the 2014 Special Olympics.
If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!
Wow, where did the past year go? It's once again time to dust off your space helmets and dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate the anniversary of t...
I was recently asked to recommend a space program for a "greatest achievement" award in the area of aeronautics or astronautics. How could you not go with Voyager? I mean, for the first time in the roughly 2 million-year-old human species, something we have conceived of and created has traveled beyond our solar system.
Any event involving multiple astronauts is a "must-attend" for a self-defined space geek like me.
What better way to start an album such as this then with the voice of President Dwight Eisenhower honoring the seven men who were selected for the very first NASA project Mercury?
3D printed food belongs in space. Not in the kitchen. There, I said it. The guy who brought edible menus, handheld ovens and a robotic laser to the d...
Events of March 31, 2014 One of the exciting things about living in the Boston area is that the high number of colleges and universities means I'm al...
The current troubles with Crimea, and the souring of the relations between the United States and Russia, has led to a series of actions by NATO countries sure to drive Russia's political reactions to ever more troubling extremes. Could the International Space Station become another casualty?