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An open letter to the graduating class of 2026

...little boys and little girls out there, seize the day and live life to the fullest! Dream big! If you want to become an astronaut or a Supreme Court justice, it's all in your hands. Before you know it, you will be throwing your caps in the air and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-04/an-open-letter-to-the-gra
Letters
Gravity

Now Playing Synopsis: Director Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone, a scientist on a space shuttle mission headed by astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), a talkative, charismatic leader full of colorful stories that he shares with his crewmates as well as mission control. As the two are on a space walk, debris hits the area where they are working, and soon the pair finds themselves detached from their ship and stranded in space. While figuring out what steps they can take to save themselves, Stone grapples with a painful past that makes her consider giving up altogether. Gravity screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

...changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part...something entirely new."Imagine an astronaut needing to make a life-or-death...moon-bound Apollo 13 breakdown, when astronauts were forced to jerry-rig a lifesaving...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/martha-mendoza/2013-09-29

...people. The powerful and the wannabes and the has-beens. Big-time writers and actors and singers and industrialists. An astronaut who went to Washington and back into space again. A professional golfer who fell down when we collided at a tournament...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-09-28
Community
What others say: The 'right stuff' might cure what ails us

...possible.Scott Carpenter, one of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts, died Thursday at age 88. He was the fourth American in...reflects the opposite end of that spectrum. ...Godspeed to Astronaut Carpenter and his Mercury pioneers who went before him. They...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-21/what-others-say-the-right-stuff-m
Opinion
Hublers attend space camp

Jon Andrew McBride, a retired U.S. Naval Officer and former U.S. Astronaut, center is shown with Kenai Middle School Students, Anessia Anne and Cristina Lee Hubler, and their parents, Rebecca Ann and...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041209/peo_336336615.shtml

...spacewalks in decades, an astronaut had to rush back into the...spacewalk. No one - neither the astronauts in orbit nor flight controllers...pressure," Korth said. The two astronauts were outside barely an hour...about 1 liter) drink bag that astronauts sip from during lengthy spacewalks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-16
News
Movie review: 'Gravity' leaves reviewer clinging to the edge of his seat

...influenced by such films as "2001" and "Apollo 13," but visually it leaves those films in the dust. The scenes of the astronauts floating through space, with the gargantuan planet filling the screen behind them are nothing short of awesome. By this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-10-09/movie-review-gravity-l
Arts & Entertainment

...that he grew up studying the night sky, reading both science and science fiction stories, dreaming one day of becoming an astronaut. He is taking this news personally.While I was sedating my patient, he was ranting wildly."How could they do that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-08-09
Community
'Loud and clear'

...submit questions to ask the astronaut during the contact. Photo...in loud and clear," NASA Astronaut Clayton C. Anderson's voice...official hookup with a NASA astronaut aboard the orbiting space...director, said one of the astronauts' goals, apart from their...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070807/news_3014.shtml
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