An “Overview Effect” Open Letter

The Overview Effect Open Letter

That right there is Bruce McCandless. On February 7, 1984, he performed the first untethered spacewalk using the manned maneuvering unit, a nitrogen-powered jetpack that let him fly out there freely. He ventured out 320 feet from the space shuttle, where the famous photo was taken, then said, “It may have been a small step […]

Blue Origin NS-19 Mission Recap

The NS-19 mission marks the sixth flight of the year for the New Shepard program. The astronaut manifest included, Laura Shepard Churchley, Michael Strahan, Evan Dick, Dylan Taylor, Cameron Bess, and Lane Bess.