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The Weekly Geek: What Would NASA Do?

2 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Tags: NASA science For once (well, for once since the space shuttle program ended), NASA is totally on a roll. Curiosity has been an incredible, wondrous success, Sally Ride came out — sadly, posthumously, but it was wonderful to acknowledge that this true hero was also playing for our team – and now, the agency is looking for our opinions. Literally. From Wired: You can now offer advice on what NASA’s plans should be.
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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dies at 61

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, has died at 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, according to Sally Ride Science: Sally lived her life to the fullest, with bou... Read Post

Last Ride for Space Shuttle Discovery

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (3 years ago)

It was a sad day when they announced the discontinuation of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program. This certainly marked an end of an era. Perhaps someday when they decide space exploration is worth their money again, or when a giant meteor ... Read Post

10 Things To Know About Sally Ride, The First Woman in Space

LGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com (last year)

The late astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride will receive a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom this week for her work not only for NASA as the first woman in space, but also for encouraging countless people to engage in th... Read Post


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