Riding Rockets: Raunchy, raucous and funny.Astronaut autobiographies can be a very mixed bag. On the one hand, that should be surprising given the harrowing, thrilling life-and-death stories which are inherent; on the other hand, the authors are generally not very good writers.
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Photos courtesy BonhamsA while back, there was some general web guffawing over what was perceived as NASA's lame mission posters, which have trended towards spoofing popular movies. (We kinda liked them, actually.)Now we're getting a glance at how bad things used to be.On Tuesday -- the 40th anni ... More >>
Forty years ago on Christmas Eve, men saw something that had never before been seen: an Earthrise.Apollo 8 was circling the moon, carrying the first men who had ever left earth's orbit and traveled to another celestial body.As they circled the moon, frantically taking every picture they could, astro ... More >>