Four years ago, when Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pledged that, if elected, he would create a new space program that would include a human colony on the moon and a new Mars rocket program
At noon on the Fourth of July, Jim Greene, Director of Planetary Science at NASA Headquarters, was looking tense. But nevertheless, he managed to open his briefing with a cheerful voice that seemed to mimic
During one moment in Telescope, a 40-minute long documentary produced by Discovery, Matt Mountain holds two lenses in his hands. One as big as an ocean clam, the other one tiny, smaller than a fingernail.
On the morning of January 28, 1986, despite concerns within NASA and among others working on the launch that the weather was too cold, the shuttle Challenger blasted off. Seventy-three seconds later, it broke apart