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China sends first woman into space

Jun 16, 2012

China sends first woman into space

China launched its most ambitious space mission yet on Saturday, carrying its first female astronaut and two male colleagues. #Human spaceflight #Astronaut #Shenzhou #Liu Yang #Jing Haipeng
China all set to flag off most ambitious space mission

Jun 15, 2012

China all set to flag off most ambitious space mission

China will launch three astronauts, including a mother of one who flies transport planes, to live and work on a space station for about a week, a major step in its goal of becoming only the third nation with a permanent base orbiting Earth. #NewsTracker #Human spaceflight #Chinese space program #Manned spacecraft #Shenzhou

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China all set to flag off most ambitious space mission

Jul 17, 2014

How NASA Sold Us the Moon 45 Years Ago but Fails to Market Human Spaceflight Today

This week the world marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the most audacious and globally significant accomplishment in human history. Sadly, after the Apollo program concluded in 1972, humans were stuck in low Earth orbit for de... #NASA #John F. Kennedy #Moon (astronomy) #Earth (planet)
China all set to flag off most ambitious space mission

Jul 17, 2014

Basic Safety Is Not Negotiable in Human Space Exploration

Today there is widespread agreement that Mars is our human space exploration "horizon goal." There seems to be less agreement on how safe future human space transportation should be. It is less an argument among those who have responsibilities in hum... #NASA #Mars (planet)