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Reads tagged with “NASA”

Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup
Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup

“Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O pioneers!”

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Sally Ride, the First American Woman in Space, on What It’s Actually Like to Launch on the Space Shuttle
Sally Ride, the First American Woman in Space, on What It’s Actually Like to Launch on the Space Shuttle

Celebrating a pioneering astronaut, remarkable role model, and tireless advocate of science literacy.

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The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration
The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration

“…if we ignore the calls of the sky, who then will draw the maps of the universe?”

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Space Shuttle’s Legacy: A Carl Sagan Remix
Space Shuttle’s Legacy: A Carl Sagan Remix

What Koyaanisqatsi has to do with William Shatner and the future of space exploration.

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Sky Blue Sky
Sky Blue Sky

Staycation takes to the sky, NASA’s gift for your next dinner party, how legends spend the summer, and what 15,000 optical fibers have to do with high fashion.

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