Posts by Category: Space

Project Moon Dust

Project Moon Dust

Background Project MOON DUST was an operation to recover objects and debris from space vehicles that had survived re-entry from space to earth.  However, there have been many rumors about the project which connected it to the UFO phenomenon. ...

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Fastwalkers & Slowwalkers

Fastwalkers & Slowwalkers

Background “Fastwalkers” is a term created by the North American Aerospace Defense Command to classify Unidentified Flying Objects which enter or leave the atmosphere at a great velocity and which are sometimes captured on the ...

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Carl Sagan Papers

Carl Sagan Papers

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, author, and highly successful popularizer of astronomy, astrophysics and other natural sciences. He pioneered exobiology and promoted ...

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Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight

Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight

This is a volume consisting of scholarship on the current state of the discipline of space history presented in a joint NASA and NASM conference in 2005. The essays presented in the book explore such issues as the motivations for spaceflight, ...

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Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery in April 1990. It is named after the American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Although not the first space telescope, the Hubble is one ...

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