Amazing Stories

Author: Jack Clemons

Robert Lawrence Jr.: The First African American Astronaut

Robert Lawrence Jr.: The First African American Astronaut

Air Force Major Robert Lawrence Jr., who was neve... Read More »

Three Apollo Astronauts We Lost This Year

Three Apollo Astronauts We Lost This Year

Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan, Richard Gordon and ... Read More »

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

NASA (and Lockheed Martin?) plan to have humans on... Read More »

Beam Me Down: Chinese Quantum Entanglement

Beam Me Down: Chinese Quantum Entanglement

The Chinese teleported two photons to Earth, and p... Read More »

NASA’s Brand New Asteroid Mission!

NASA’s Brand New Asteroid Mission!

NASA has a new spacecraft that can save Earth. Un... Read More »

Congressional Funding for NASA in 2017 (Not half bad – who knew?)

Congressional Funding for NASA in 2017 (Not half bad – who knew?)

Congress unanimously approved NASA's 2017 budget. ... Read More »

There Are No Photos of Neil Armstrong on the Moon?

There Are No Photos of Neil Armstrong on the Moon?

There were no useable photos taken of Neil Armstro... Read More »

Gene Cernan And The Last Flag On The Moon

Gene Cernan And The Last Flag On The Moon

Apollo 17 Astronaut Eugene Cernan (1934-2017) and ... Read More »

Thank You for Saving 1968 (a parable for our times)

Thank You for Saving 1968 (a parable for our times)

Apollo 8: December 25, 1968 (the spirits of anothe... Read More »

John Glenn: The Last of the Magnificent Seven

John Glenn: The Last of the Magnificent Seven

John Glenn was the last surviving member of NASA's... Read More »

Killer Asteroids: Can We Stop Them?

Killer Asteroids: Can We Stop Them?

If a "nation killer" asteroid comes heading our wa... Read More »

(Book Review) X-15 Diary: The Story of America’s First Space Ship

(Book Review) X-15 Diary: The Story of America’s First Space Ship

In 1960, twenty years before the Space Shuttle, NA... Read More »

Killer Asteroids: Can We Track Them?

Killer Asteroids: Can We Track Them?

If an asteroid the size of an 18-wheeler collided ... Read More »

Asteroids!  Why Does It Have To Be Asteroids?

Asteroids! Why Does It Have To Be Asteroids?

Are asteroids humanity's Armageddon or the promise... Read More »

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

The ambitious mission of the James Webb Space Tele... Read More »

Astronaut Mae Jemison: Flew on Space Shuttle and The Starship Enterprise

Astronaut Mae Jemison: Flew on Space Shuttle and The Starship Enterprise

Astronaut Mae Jemison has flown in space on both t... Read More »

Anna Fisher: Astronaut, Physician (and Rock Band Icon?)

Anna Fisher: Astronaut, Physician (and Rock Band Icon?)

Anna Fisher is an emergency physician, a Shuttle f... Read More »

Astronaut Rhea Seddon: The First Female Surgeon In Space

Astronaut Rhea Seddon: The First Female Surgeon In Space

On Rhea Seddon's Space Shuttle flights her trainin... Read More »

Eileen Collins: The First Woman Space Shuttle Commander

Eileen Collins: The First Woman Space Shuttle Commander

With the launch of Columbia on July 23, 1999, Eile... Read More »

The Mercury 13: NASA’s Secret Women Astronauts in 1961?

The Mercury 13: NASA’s Secret Women Astronauts in 1961?

In 1961, 13 exceptionally experienced women aviato... Read More »

Sally Ride: First American Woman In Space

Sally Ride: First American Woman In Space

Sally Ride was one of the first six women NASA ast... Read More »

Italian Astronaut Captain Samantha Cristoforetti

Italian Astronaut Captain Samantha Cristoforetti

ISS Astronaut Captain Samantha Cristoforetti is on... Read More »

Balticon 50 Report (May 27-30, 2016)

Balticon 50 Report (May 27-30, 2016)

Attending Balticon 50 were the giants of the genre... Read More »

Astronaut Mike Mullane on Astronauts Getting the Bends

Astronaut Mike Mullane on Astronauts Getting the Bends

Not just scuba divers, but spacewalking astronauts... Read More »

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane on the Apollo 1 Fire

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane on the Apollo 1 Fire

Astronaut Mike Mullane has some insights into the ... Read More »

The Apollo 1 Fire: “Tough and Competent”

The Apollo 1 Fire: “Tough and Competent”

NASA's "Failure Is Not An Option" culture was born... Read More »

The Apollo 1 Fire: Failure Was An Option

The Apollo 1 Fire: Failure Was An Option

"NASA believed that necessary and sufficient actio... Read More »

The Apollo 1 Fire: “I’m burning up!”

The Apollo 1 Fire: “I’m burning up!”

“Hey!” and Ed White broadcast, "I've got a fire in... Read More »

The Apollo 1 Fire: Not The First Apollo Astronauts To Die On The Job

The Apollo 1 Fire: Not The First Apollo Astronauts To Die On The Job

Grissom, White and Chaffee weren't the first Apoll... Read More »

The Apollo 1 Fire: Astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee

The Apollo 1 Fire: Astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee

Astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee were America... Read More »

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