19SEP 2018
Lunch with an astronaut

Lunch with an astronaut

Discover the science of space travel with an exciting visit to Kennedy Space Center. Your full‐day excursion begins with early morning pickup from designated Orlando locations. Upon arrival at the KSC Visitor Complex, explore the Early Space Exploration exhibit featuring stories and artifacts from the first manned US space flights, or hop on the NASA bus for a quick trip to one…

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14SEP 2018
Hum you D Prefer an astronaut

Hum you D Prefer an astronaut

Having partially created what many felt was a template for the Smashing Pumpkins to become successful, Hum found itself in an unenviable spot when the lead single from its major-label debut, Stars,became a hit precisely because of that sound. There s certainly a similar connection at points, what with some fierce, chopping feedback and crisp drum slams, but the lyrical portrait…

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09SEP 2018
Canadian astronauts

Canadian astronauts

One of them is now expected to fly by 2019 and the other by 2024, although who goes first has not been determined. The last astronaut to fly in space was Chris Hadfield, who became the first Canadian commander of the space station during a five-month visit in 2013. — @Cmdr_Hadfield Chris Hadfield made Canadians proud when he became the first Canadian to walk in space and command…

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04SEP 2018
Who was the first astronaut on the moon?

Who was the first astronaut on the moon?

Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong speaks during a celebration dinner at Ohio State University honoring former U.S. Sen. and astronaut John Glenn s 50th anniversary of his flight aboard Friendship 7 on Feb. 20, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Photo: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Myth: That in his later years he gave no media interviews. In fact, starting…

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30AUG 2018
Astronaut Costume for Toddler

Astronaut Costume for Toddler

View Our Shipping Information Return Policy At Pottery Barn Kids, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction is our priority. We carefully inspect your order prior to shipment; upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage. We will arrange for a prompt replacement. If, within…

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25AUG 2018
First African American astronaut

First African American astronaut

Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on Star Trek,received an award on Aug. 31 from the organization Shades of Blue for her work as a NASA astronaut recruiter. Credit: Stefan Petryszyn DENVER — Beyond and beyond and beyond,sings Nichelle Nichols. The 82-year-old actress-singer s voice sails over draped round tables and wafts through the crowd of black ties and floor-length evening…

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20AUG 2018
First African American astronaut woman

First African American astronaut woman

The K-8 school got Jemison to visit through the Win a Day with Dr. Mae contest hosted by Bayer Corp., which sponsors initiatives to increase science literacy. Kearny, whose students come from low-income families, beat out over 50 other public, private, and charter schools in Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties and Philadelphia. Daniel Kurtz, the school s principal, said the…

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