Monday, October Soyuz lifted off on Oct. from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. It placed the second pair of Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites into orbit. The satellites are part of Europe’s global satellite navigation system.
Judith Resnick - April 1949 – January 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit.
Every US space mission from Mercury to Apollo-Soyuz with astronauts color-coded by selection group./ have you ever wondered why we have never had a manned space mission outside the earth's orbit in over 40 years?