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2 years 6 months ago

Bald Barbie push to fight cancer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbie has been an astronaut, an architect, a Nascar driver, and a news anchor. Now, there's an online movement to get her to attempt what could be her biggest feat yet: going bald to fight cancer. A Facebook page titled "Beautiful and Bald Barbie!...

3 years 6 months ago

Space day planned at CSU-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a Space Exploration Seminar on Wednesday. The seminar will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26 in the Occhiato University Center with a variety of workshops and a keynote address by Former NASA Astronaut, Dr. Ronald Sega. The seminar is offered at...

4 years 3 months ago

U.S. space supremacy now in question

In the midst of President Obama's announcement Thursday that NASA's human space flight budget will be reduced. Many in the space industry fear the US is losing its grip on space superiority. "What we are seeing is that we are not holding our place." says Janet Stevens with the Space...

4 years 6 months ago

Bring the kids to meet an astronaut

If you have kids who watch space shuttle launches with awe--here's their chance to meet an astronaut in person. Richard Truly, who flew Apollo missions to Skylab, and was pilot or commander aboard Space Shuttles Enterprise, Columbia and Challenger--will be in Colorado Springs Saturday at the Fine Arts Center....

4 years 8 months ago

Fort Collins High School grad headed into space

Fort Collins High School graduate Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger is going into outer space and will have a version of school mascot Clyde, a stuffed lamb in a space suit, by her side. School officials believe Metcalf-Lindenburger will be the school's first graduate in space. The 1993 graduate and science teacher entered...

4 years 9 months ago

Astronaut to visit Swigert Academy

Former NASA astronaut and Colorado Springs resident Jim Reilly, II will speak with students at the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy on Friday about his experiences in space. The three time shuttle mission veteran is making the visit thanks to a unique co-operative agreement between the school and the Space Foundation....

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