Space shuttle, I hardly knew ye

If all goes according to plan, the Atlantis will become the last space shuttle to come screaming back through the atmosphere to land on the Earth’s surface. So, that’ll be that. I remember when I heard that NASA was suspending human space flight and retiring the shuttle program. My rationality …

Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Bowie in Space Edition

Today I’ve been a little obsessed with the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis, the final space shuttle mission. (Even more, I’m way jealous that Skepchick Maria was able to attend the the NASA Tweetup. I mean, really, who gets to do that?) So today, I want to dedicate this …

Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz: The Space Shuttle

Baring trouble with the weather, the last NASA space shuttle will launch on Friday. I don’t know about you, but when I was young, the space program was what initially got me interested in science. It has everything! Danger, adventure, beauty, possible aliens. Honestly, what’s not to love? And space …