Alan Bean

  • Calendar

    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Real Astronauts Don't Drink Pee

    Everyone is breathlessly following the latest space mission to see if astronauts will one day successfully be able to drink urine (NASA -- the kinkiest space agency evah!!)It's a bit of a comedown from the moon days.As it turns out, at this time in 1969 NASA was just getting ready to launch Apollo 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008

    NASA At 50 -- Five Of Their Weirdest Astronauts

    Today is NASA’s 50th anniversary. It is also almost 40 years since the organization’s signature acheivement, but hey, Kurt Cobain peaked early too. Almost 500 people have been trained as astronauts in NASA’s lifetime. And they haven’t all been the clean-cut, strong-jawed John Glenn types. ... More >>

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    In the Shadow of the Moon

    Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Space Invaders

    The Chron loves another convention

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Life in the Abstract

    In Dorothy Hood's paintings, dark was dark and light was light. The contrasts were often as stark in her life.

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    The (Balding) Eagle Has Landed

    Clint Eastwood's charming Space Cowboys tosses youth demographics out the cargo bay

  • Calendar

    December 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 10 - 16, 1998

  • Culture

    January 26, 1995

    Moon Shots

    At the MFA, lunar imagery blurs the line between science and art

  • Calendar

    June 16, 1994