Tasked With Making Recommendations To Prevent Similar
NASA has selected the members of the board that will investigate
the unsuccessful March 4 launch of the Glory spacecraft. Bradley C.
Flick, director of the Research and Engineering Directorate at
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, CA, will lead the
mishap investigation board.
Allows Analysis Of Samples On ISS Rather Than Returning Them To
NASA began testing a new multi-capability microscope this week
on the International Space Station. It will help scientists study
the effects of the space environment on physics and biology aboard
the orbiting laboratory.
More Insights From The Scene Of One Of Aviation's Most Amazing Gatherings
A 1995 inductee into the Balloon Fiesta Hall of Fame, Dr. Tom McConnell has quite a resume... a retired Pathologist and Professor at the University of New Mexico's medical school, he is also one of the ballooning world's most expert authorities and an avid flyer for many decades. He and a number of his fellow balloonists are undertaking the gargantuan task of documenting the history of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta for this and future generations to enjoy.