Princess & Spaceboy 1957
Would spaceflight affect her reproductive organs? Would she wear a bra or makeup in space? Did she cry on the job? How would she deal with menstruation?
—Reporters to astronaut Sally Ride, in 1983, before her first shuttle flight.
July 20, 1969: First Man Walks on the Moon
On this day in 1969, the spaceflight Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon. People watched worldwide as Armstrong took that momentous first step onto the moon, declaring, “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
One does not simply land on the moon wearing a t-shirt and jeans. See how these Historic Space Suits evolved to allow a successful landing on the moon!
Our extraterrestrial explorers are remarkably consistent in describing Space Scent in meaty-metallic terms. “Space,” astronaut Tony Antonelli has said, “definitely has a smell that’s different than anything else.” Space, three-time spacewalker Thomas Jones has put it, “carries a distinct odor of ozone, a faint acrid smell.”
A Tiny Step for Hands, A Giant Leap for Man
Bukkit isolates heavy water.
I heart cat scientists.