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Scott Carpenter, One Of The Original Seven NASA Astronauts, Dies
2013-10-11 06:17:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malcolm Scott Carpenter, one of the original seven astronauts to go into space, has died at the age of 88. His death leaves John H. Glenn Jr. as the sole surviving member of NASA’s first class of astronauts. Carpenter’s wife Patty, announced the death but had given no cause. It was known that he entered hospice care recently after suffering a stroke. A NASA statement said he died from complications due to stroke. "We have...

2013-08-20 23:25:18

Wellness Brands (Boulder, CO): NFL Tennessee Titans' first-round draft pick and University of Alabama All-American; Chance Warmack is the newest athlete that is actively using and enthusiastically recommending The Right Stuff® hydration formula from NASA for serious athletes. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 NFL Tennessee Titans' first-round draft pick and University of Alabama All-American, Chance Warmack has been relying on The Right Stuff® (from Wellness Brands...

2013-06-25 23:29:43

NASA Commercial Invention of the Year competition: The Right Stuff® sports hydration drink additive is honored. The NASA-developed formula used by many colleges, pro team and Olympic athletes for training and event day regimens. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Right Stuff® (Wellness Brands), electrolyte drink additive that hydrates strenuous-exercising astronauts, athletes, laborers and first responders, was named NASA Commercial Invention of the Year runner-up....

Remembering Gordon Cooper 50 Years After Mercury Mission
2013-05-14 12:26:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online May 15 marks the 50th anniversary of the first American to ever experience what it is like to sleep weightlessly. Astronaut Gordon Cooper launched aboard the final Mercury mission May 15, 1963, logging in more time in space than all the previous Mercury astronauts combined. He flew the Faith 7 spacecraft around the Earth 22 times and logged in over 34 hours in space. Mercury was America's first human space flight program. It included a...

65 Years After Breaking The Speed Of Sound, Chuck Yeager Does It Again
2012-10-15 07:09:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It was a special morning on October 14, 1947 when Chuck Yeager became the first person--although often contended by aviation enthusiasts--to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, who flew an experimental X-1 at Mach 1 at 45,000 feet, said at the time he was worried he would have been pulled from the mission if he would have let on that he was in intense pain from two broken ribs he received from falling off a horse two days...

2012-08-08 23:02:43

MLB third baseman Brent Morel of the Chicago White Sox has adopted the NASA-developed electrolyte drink additive, The Right Stuff® to combat dehydration and help optimize his performance. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Brent started using The Right Stuff®, hydration formula from NASA, earlier this this spring and has been using it regularly since, including during his recovery from a recent back injury. He reached out to Wellness Brands, Inc., makers of The Right Stuff --...

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2005-08-29 13:20:00

MADISON, Conn. -- A 15-year-old girl with a Web site, a summer of free time and an astronaut for a hero is trying to solve a 3-year-old dispute over one of NASA's earliest space suits. The family of pioneering astronaut Gus Grissom has been trying to get NASA to give them his 1961 Mercury space suit. NASA says the suit is government property and an artifact that should be kept at the Astronaut Hall of Fame in Florida. Enter Amanda Meyer, space enthusiast and co-captain of her school's...


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