Spaceflight

November 24, 2015

Blue Origin’s Historic Rocket Landing

by Lon Seidman | November 24, 2015 12:04pm

Huge accomplishment by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin - they achieved a successful rocket launch and vertical landing:

May 13, 2014

ANALYSIS | Connecticut Astronaut Arrives Home on Russian Soyuz to Uncertain Political Environment

by Lon Seidman | May 13, 2014 11:40pm

NASA / Bill Ingalls Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.

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December 4, 2013

Astronaut, U.S. Rep. Esty Visit Farmington High School to Encourage STEM Education

by Emily Boushee | December 4, 2013 3:34pm

wikipedia Being in space is like swimming in a pool, Astronaut Randolph Bresnik told a group of Farmington High School students Monday, drawing some laughter.

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