NASA http://wamc.org en "Neil Armstrong: A Life Of Flight" By Jay Barbree http://wamc.org/post/neil-armstrong-life-flight-jay-barbree <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, America’s modern hero and history’s most famous space traveler.</p><p>Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time is the definitive story of Neil’s life of flight he shared for five decades with a trusted friend – Jay Barbree.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:34:12 +0000 Joe Donahue 94655 at http://wamc.org "Neil Armstrong: A Life Of Flight" By Jay Barbree RPI Students Chat With Astronaut In Orbit http://wamc.org/post/rpi-students-chat-astronaut-orbit <div><div><p>A NASA Astronaut aboard the International Space Station spoke with students from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY live via Skype.</p><p>Astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering from RPI in 1987, spoke Friday with students at his alma mater. He was floating miles above the Earth.</p><p>"RPI, I hear you loud and clear! Welcome to the International Space Station," said Mastracchio.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 88535 at http://wamc.org RPI Students Chat With Astronaut In Orbit Skywatch Lecture Series: Curiosity on Mars: Roving the Red Planet http://wamc.org/post/skywatch-lecture-series-curiosity-mars-roving-red-planet <p><a href="http://www.dudleyobservatory.org/">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Dudley Observatory</a> in Schenectady has a great program coming up next week at the <a href="http://www.proctors.org/events/dudley-leshin">Proctors GE Theater</a> as part of their Skywatch Lecture Series.</p><p>Just this past summer the rover, Curiosity, landed on Mars. That project has ties to this region. Dr. Laurie Leshin of RPI is an integral part of the project and she'll present an insider's view of the mission and share some of the exciting results to date at 7:30pm on Tuesday 1/22 at the Proctors GE Theater.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55765 at http://wamc.org Skywatch Lecture Series: Curiosity on Mars: Roving the Red Planet Story Musgrave http://wamc.org/post/story-musgrave <p><a href="http://www.storymusgrave.com/">Story Musgrave</a> was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger&#39;s first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission and on his last flight, he operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia.<br /> Thu, 10 May 2012 14:33:03 +0000 Joe Donahue 38684 at http://wamc.org Story Musgrave