Are your solar eclipse glasses safe?

With the solar eclipse less than a month away, eclipse viewing glasses are in high demand among people hoping to get a glimpse of the rare event. But NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, warns that many eclipse viewing glasses on the market may be unsafe. Many glasses may not have lenses that are […]

Space station ‘great model for society,’ says astronaut

By David Vergun, Army News Service The International Space Station is a “great model for society,” said NASA Astronaut and retired Army Col. Robert S. “Shane” Kimbrough, who returned to Earth, April 10, after 173 days in space. It’s a study of how six Russians, Americans, French and Japanese can work together in confined spaces […]

Retired Army colonel prepares for space station mission

Retired Army colonel prepares for space station mission

By Sean Kimmons, Army News Service When retired Army Col. Mark Vande Hei blasts off into space later this year for a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station, he’ll be proud to play a part in helping advance the human race. But what he really can’t wait for, he said, is the stellar view […]