The Space Shuttle Discovery

The Space Shuttle Discovery was the third of the five shuttles to be built by NASA. Discovery was the third shuttle after the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Space Shuttle Challenger. The Service of Discovery The Space Shuttle Discovery flew it’s first mission from 30th August to 5th September 1984 and was in use for […]

Apollo 11: the men and the moon

“It’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.” These words still give people goosebumps when they hear them, such is the impact that Neil Armstrong stepping out onto the surface of the moon had on the hearts and minds of millions. The first moon landing, after so many firsts, was something different […]

The Space Race

The space race started in the late 1950s. The Soviet UnionĀ and the USA were locked into the Cold War and getting man into space and onto the moon first was what the space race was all about. Of course it was a little more complicated than simply wanting to be first. The two powers wanted […]