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A Meeting With an Astronaut

Today, I had an interesting chance to receive some insightful commentary on being a leader. A small group of leaders and representatives had a chance to have a meeting with Robert Thirsk, a Canadian engineer and a former Canadian space agency astronaut. 193 more words

School

Italian Astronaut Brews, Sips First Fresh Espresso In Space

Italian Astronaut Brews, Sips First Fresh Espresso In Space

CAPE CANAVERAL (CBSMiami/AP) – In a cup designed for use in zero-gravity, an Italian astronaut sipped coffee from the world’s first espresso machine in space. 181 more words

News

Study: Cosmic Rays Could Damage Astronauts' Brains

Cosmic rays could leave travelers to Mars confused, forgetful and slow to react

Robert Lee Hotz writes: As NASA develops plans for a manned mission to Mars… 361 more words

Science & Technology

Wishful Thinking: Race to Mars

When Did I Put This On The List? 

March 8, 2014.

Why Did I Put This On The List? 

Kerbal Space Program is amazing, okay? But it’s also really fiddly, and a lot of it focused on the actual execution of missions as a Kerbal astronaut. 324 more words

Wishful Thinking

Profiles of a Few Extremely Impressive South Asian Americans

South Asian Americans have been making their mark on the United States for many years. Here are some impressive professionals of whom you may not have heard: 83 more words

Kitties From Spaaaaace

I came across this on Society6 today and had to share. I’m a dog person, but also kind of love nice cats. I also really love astronaut cats. 16 more words

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