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Captain Jeff Ashby Speaks About Being an Astronaut at LCCC on October 25
Captain Jeff Ashby Speaks About Being an Astronaut at LCCC on October 25
Have you ever wanted to be an astronaut? The opportunity is closer than ever for members of the public to take a trip into space. Retired astronaut Jeff Ashby will present 'The View from Space...Be an Astronaut' at Laramie County Community College on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. The event is free and will be held in the Union Pacific Centennial Room inside LCCC's Center for Conferences and Inst
Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Victory Laps Over Washington D.C.
Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Victory Laps Over Washington D.C.
Around Cheyenne, we see and hear the C-130's flying overhead, in Washington D.C. yesterday crowds were thrilled to see the Space Shuttle Discovery atop a modified 747 flying around the nation's Capitol. For 45-minutes yesterday, April 17, the pair flew past iconic sights like the Washington Monument, the White House and the Smithsonian's original Air and Space Museum. Space Shuttle Discovery was h
Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands to End the 30 Year NASA Program
Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands to End the 30 Year NASA Program
Space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, ending the 30-year NASA program. The shuttle fleet has kept U.S. astronauts flying to a from orbit longer than any other rocketship. During their 13-day mission Atlantis delivered a year's worth of supplies to the International Space Station. The payload included 2,677 pounds of food and 9,400 pounds of spare parts.
Grateful Memories of Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969
Grateful Memories of Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969
Where were you on the evening of July 20, 1969? If you were around that night, chances are you were watching Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon. Last night I was eating a roast beef sandwich and to me, Arby's and Apollo 11 always go together. The Summer of 1969 we were taking a family vacation to Mesa Verde in southwestern Colorado. We were driving back home through Denver and stopped
Final Space Shuttle Launched From Cape Canaveral
Final Space Shuttle Launched From Cape Canaveral
The final space shuttle lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida this morning despite the heavy cloud cover and threat of rain.  Atlantis blasted off just after eleven a.m. (mountain time) carrying a crew of four. This is the smallest shuttle crew since 1983, the size was limited because a smaller Russian Soyuz rocket would need to be used for a rescue vehicle. The crew consists of commander Chris

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