News Archive / Tagged: Cady Coleman
On Dec. 1, 2016, NASA astronaut Catherine "Cady" Coleman announced her retirement from the agency via social media. Since becoming an astronaut in 1992, she has logged over 180 days in space across two Space Shuttle missions and one International Space Station (ISS) expedition.
Three years ago, on May 23, 2011, Paolo Nespoli took the first pictures of a shuttle docked to the International Space Station (ISS) from the perspective of a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. Not only was this the first picture of Endeavour docked to the ISS, it was also the first image of any shuttle docked to the station […]
For a movie that details everything that could (and does) go wrong in space, the movie Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón has shown clearly how some disasters – can make everything go just right – at least when it comes to the Oscars. The 86th Academy Awards handed out seven of the shiny statues to the team who help […]