A minotaur rocket with payloads for the Department of Defense and universities successfully blasted into orbit November 19, with Connecticut residents treated to a spectacular view of its ascent to orbit.
Noah Blumenthal is a self-proclaimed data geek who discovered his passion — “evidence-based decision making” — after attending a meeting of his local Board of Education in Sea Cliff, N.Y. following the Newtown shootings.
)NASA Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio arrived at the International Space Station this morning, just six hours after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
The vast scale of online surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden is leading to the breakup of the Internet as countries scramble to protect private or commercially sensitive emails and phone records from U.K. and U.S. security services, according to experts and academics.
)CTTechJunkie.com had an opportunity to interview astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio via satellite from Star City, Russia on October 25. We gave a few fifth graders from Mastracchio’s hometown the opportunity to ask him some questions.
Astronaut Rick Mastracchio, a Waterbury native, will be carrying a special package of trackable Geocaching tags from Waterbury elementary students when he arrives at the International Space Station in November.