This video, produced by the Telegraph, is an excellent quick history of the Space Shuttle, from the announcement of the program by Nixon to the announcement by Bush of the next phase of space travel and the end of the Shuttle Program. It includes the great moments and the sad ones. If, like me, you have grown up with the Shuttle it might just bring a little heaviness to your heart.
One day a year we celebrate our Fathers with a national holiday. We go to dinner or lunch. We give gifts. As a family we pay tribute to dad. Yet most of us probably don't know how it all got started. Why do we celebrate in June? Why do we have a national holiday to celebrate the day? It turns out the history is actually quite interesting, and even a little controversial.Read More