History Of Women Astronauts And The Space Shuttle On Exhibit At
As NASA prepares for the final space shuttle
mission, with Atlantis scheduled to launch on July 8, the
International Women's Air & Space Museum (IWASM) is documenting
the history of women astronauts in the space shuttle program with
the new exhibit, "Rocket Girls: Women Astronauts & the Space
Shuttle". To help tell the story of the early women astronauts,
IWASM has utilized several comprehensive archival image discs made
by Retro Space Images.
Ambitious Flight Ran Out Of Safe Options, Made GREAT Decision
To Try Again Later
It was a good try. Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg
were trying to head for Paris, flying the Solar Impulse, in order
to serve as a special guest of the Paris Air Show. The flight,
planned from Brussels to Paris Le Bourget, Saturday, had to turn
back half-way and land back in Brussels where it had taken off.