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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 27, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for August 27, 2014.

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Back to the heavens: Sally Ride, 1951–2012

By Eileen De Guire / July 24, 2012

Sally Ride on board the space shuttle Challenger in 1983. Ride, who was the first female astronaut, died yesterday at age 61. Credit: Wikimedia. Sally Ride changed the world for women in STEM careers forever when she was selected to be the first female space shuttle crew member and made that historic first flight as…

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NASA: Is it worth every half-penny?

By Eileen De Guire / July 22, 2011

The final Space Shuttle mission was completed on Thursday with the landing of  Atlantis in Florida. In this video, astrophysicist and science evangelist, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, laments the end of the Shuttle program and rifs on the value of NASA to the nation. What do you think? Hat tip: The Scholarly Kitchen

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