Tuesday, May 17, 2011

And then there was one...Godspeed Endeavour - STS-134

STS-134 launch from balloon at approximately 100,000 feet. The balloon was a student-coordinated project. Photo credit by Quest for Stars, a non-profit educational organization, in coordination with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education and the Coalition for Space Exploration. Picture taken May 16, 2011. Source:

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Jack Swigert of the Week: Wow, Thanks for the Plaque, Guys.

"Wow, thanks! Getting the Swinging Bachelor of the Decade 1961 - 1970 Award has been the highlight of my professional life. I'd like to thank all of the women who helped, especially at this university, you know what I am talking about...girls." Jack Swigert receives a plaque at his alma mater, the University of Colorado, circa 1970. Photo courtesy of the University of Colorado at Boulder.