‘I Worked On 28 NASA Space Shuttle Launches’
(Jul 2021) As a female rocket scientist, I was sometimes the only woman in a room of 200 men when launching rockets for NASA.
In 1961, she lost her chance to go to space. At 82, she finally got her shot.
(Jul 2021) Wally Funk was among a group of female pilots, known as the “Mercury 13,” who in 1961 endured dozens of tests to see how women’s bodies would hold up in space. On Tuesday, she joined billionaire Jeff
‘Wait Wait’ For July 24, 2021: The Smithsonian’s Ellen Stofan Plays Not My Job
Jul 24th, 2021 08:00 UTC Ellen Stofan is the undersecretary of science and research at the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian is known as the “nation’s attic” so we’ll ask Stofan about weird collections in other people’s attics.
New Space Radiation Limits Needed for NASA Astronauts, Report Says
(Jul 2021) Although meant to minimize risks to human health, the proposed new limits would still be exceeded by any conceivable near-future crewed voyage to Mars
The best documentaries to watch on Netflix this weekend
(Jul 2021) Netflix is home to an incredible suite of documentaries and it’s difficult to know where to start. Here we’ve tried to highlight some of our personal favourites. We’ve also conveniently separated them