Today is National Moon Day

As you may know, today marks exactly 50 years since Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Lunar soil. It is, indeed, a monumental occasion. For so many reasons. One of the many things that has happened as a result of this historic… Continue Reading “Today is National Moon Day”

John Glenn, Space Pioneer, Has Passed at 95

I did take note when Arnold Palmer passed back in September. Today the news is of another towering American icon: fighter pilot, Astronaut and former Senator John Glenn. We boomers who came of age in the ’60s followed his every exploit and idolized this… Continue Reading “John Glenn, Space Pioneer, Has Passed at 95”

Yes, the Astronauts Do Get to Vote

On the list of really important stuff that you may not have been wondering about: do astronauts get to vote? They most certainly do. Of course, this intrepid crew member did have to take the time to request a ballot, but request it she… Continue Reading “Yes, the Astronauts Do Get to Vote”