NASA Astronaut Corps Current Affairs, GK & News
John Hershel Glenn Jr. (1921-2016) was made history by becoming the first American to orbit the Earth circling it three times. He was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut from Ohio. He was an eminent fighter pilot in World War II and Korea with 5 Distinguished Flying Crosses and 18 clusters. Glenn was part of the ..
Topics: Astronauts • Civil awards and decorations of the United States • Current Affairs – January, 2014 • Distinguished Flying Cross • In spaceflight • John Glenn • Mercury Seven • NASA • NASA Astronaut Corps • Project Mercury • Wendy B. Lawrence
NASA’s Space shuttle Endeavour retired from the service and was sent to a museum. About Endeavour: Endeavour was introduced as a replacement to Challenger, which exploded during launch in 1986. It made its first flight on May 7, 1992 on STS-49 mission. Its last mission was STS-134 in May 2011. Its last mission was on ..
Topics: Assembly of the International Space Station • Canceled Space Shuttle missions • Expedition 27 • ExPRESS Logistics Carrier • NASA Astronaut Corps • September 2012 • Space Shuttle • Space Shuttle Endeavour • Space Shuttle program • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • STS-134 • Vehicles