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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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Last Ride for Space Shuttle Discovery

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (2 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 : (9 months ago)

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

NASA Is Tearing Down One of the Last Vestiges of Its Shuttle Program

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (15 hours ago)

How do you strap an 87-ton Space Shuttle to the back of a 63 foot-tall 747? You use this metal monstrosity. Or, you did, before the program ended in 2011. Now, after nearly four decades of service, NASA's tearing it down. Read more.... Read Post

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