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CLICK HERE for a new Compendium of Aerospace Anniversaries and Events by Roger McCormick, Air Force Space and Missile Museum
NASA announced its 2021 Astronaut Candidate Class on Dec. 6, 2021.
The 10 candidates, pictured here at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston are:
U.S. Air Force Maj. Nichole Ayers, Christopher Williams, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. (retired.) Luke Delaney, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jessica Wittner, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anil Menon, U.S. Air Force Maj. Marcos Berríos, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jack Hathaway, Christina Birch, U.S. Navy Lt. Deniz Burnham, and Andre Douglas.
Ever wonder how we got the (321) area code? Here’s the Untold Story.
Nicole Stott – Astronaut, aquanaut, artist, and earthling – has joined our NAL Florida Chapter. She’s just returned from a trip to Antarctica to view a total solar eclipse. You can learn more about her HERE. Her book signing at the American Space Museum was a tremendous success.
Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars: The Story of the First American Woman to Command a Space Mission
You can learn more about her HERE.
Exploring Space: Opening New Frontiers.
Sixty years of space history at Florida’s Spaceport
Here’s an interesting publication from NASA HQ:
For everyone involved with Apollo, here’s a cool link provided by Enoch Moser. Enjoy!
NASA is offering a ton of online activities for use from home. CLICK HERE to check it out.
Here’s a hot link to a pretty good article by former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the NASA effort to integrate its lunar and Mars programs effectively: https://tinyurl.com/y79wch8m.
You might want to pass it along to your friends and colleagues who are space enthusiasts.