Tag: Apollo 11

NASA Mathematician and Racial Trailblazer Katherine Johnson Dies at Age 101

SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson who calculated critical flight trajectories that helped launch America’s first astronauts safely into space and back including Alan Shepard and John Glenn and later helped land NASA’s Apollo 11 astronauts on the Moon and who was also a legendary trailblazing leader in civil rights, racial and gender equality passed away

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from the Space Station Crew in Earth Orbit and Astronaut Snoopy in NYC

For Spaceupclose.com and RocketSTEM Cape Canaveral, FL – The crew of Expedition 61 sends their heartfelt Happy Thanksgiving greetings today on Thanksgiving Day 2019, from the International Space Station (ISS) as Astronaut Snoopy parades through New York City for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 28. Watch the video greeting from NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir and Andrew

VP Pence Declares Orion Artemis 1 Moon Capsule Complete During KSC Visit Honoring Apollo 11 Lunar Landing: Photos

Vice President Mike Pence visited NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 20, 2019, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing. He joined Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Apollo 11 moonwalkwer Buzz Aldrin, KSC Director/astronaut Bob Cabana and other dignitaries to announce the completion of NASA’s Orion crew capsule for the first Artemis lunar mission –

50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 and What’s Ahead for NASA’s Project Artemis Return to the Moon: Space UpClose Ken Kremer TV Interviews on BBC, TRT World and I24 News

  Video Caption: Dr.Ken Kremer, scientist and space journalist with Space UpClose live TV interview withBBC World TV News on July 21, 2019, discusses NASA’s historic Apollo 11 mission on the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing and what’s ahead with NASA’s new Project Artemis plans to return to the lunar surface by 2024, and the role of commercial space