On this day in 2001, Col. Chris Hadfield became the first Canadian to perform a spacewalk when he installed Canadarm2 on the International Space Station with NASA’s Scott Parazynski.
Photo Credit: NASA
Rocket Girls: A Five day series into legends of aerospace engineering
“Apparently other than writing famous cosmic horror fiction Lovecraft was also known for the nerdiest sounding letters.” - My brother
oh my god
Are you serious?
"Whatcha thinka the NEW PLANET? HOT STUFF!!!"
Are you fucking serious?
Precipice the image wouldn’t load and I thought you were paraphrasing b u t y o u W e r e n t
i think it’s a universal truth that everyone in our generation takes pluto’s losing its planetary status as a personal offense
pluto is smaller than russia. why did we ever even consider it a planet?
BECAUSE IT’S A PART OF OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
OHANA MEANS FAMILY
FAMILY MEANS NO ONE IS LEFT BEHIND
Even when I was 6 I wanted to go into space. #tbt
NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio aboard the ISS: “Long Island, CT, MA and more.”
Photo credit: Rick Mastracchio/NASA
Space for Women (1981) - Women in Astronautics
"This film interviews women employed in NASA’s space transportation programs and shows the variety of positions that they hold, ranging from electrical engineer, aerial photography analyst, and safety specialist to astronaut mission specialist. It notes how the women obtained their training and qualified for their positions. Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, Dr. Patricia Cowings, Shirley Cevalier, Sue Norman, Sharon Orkansky, Brenda Willis, and Astronaut Catherine Sullivan are profiled. This film was designed for use in career education and guidance classes."
You better believe Ricardo Montalban narrates.
Yesterday, I met an astronaut. She looked resolute, visor up, gloves off. Ready for Gravity II.