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Challenger Remembered 34 Years Ago Today
The Challenger tragedy changed not only NASA, but the entire space agency when it comes to safety. The cause of the accident was found to be defective O-rings. Do you remember where you were when it happened?
Do Idahoans Still Care About Space Travel
Last night, I was driving through a light misting of rain and noticed that the moon looked really cool as it came up through the clouds. Plus, since we are close to Halloween I imagined that this is what it looks like when the werewolves get anxious!
As I was staring at the moon, something awesome wa…
The Final Launch Of Space Shuttle Endeavor
NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour punched through a veil of clouds this morning, making its 25th and final ascent into space after technicians quickly repaired damage to its heat shield. Endeavour was first launched 19 years ago this May. In early July, space shuttle Atlantis is sche…
Challenger Disaster Remembered
So many little kids answer astronaut when they're asked what they want to be when they grow up. Space exploration is something that many people are still in awe over. It's  always amazing to me when I realize we've been to the moon, and think of all of the discoveries we'…
It’s Still Christmas At Don’s House
It's here! Yaaay. My Christmas present finally arrived last night. It's a good day! See, over the holidays someone asked me what I would like for Christmas if "money were no object". What an easy question for a Star Trek fan.