“You must completely dedicate yourselves to it. To do less will be to let down your country, your state, your parents, your teachers, and ultimately, yourselves. Remember this: The only good citizen is the well-educated citizen.” – Homer Hickam, Rocket Boys American author, Vietnam veteran, and former NASA engineer, Homer Hickam, was born on this …

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Remembering Challenger

On this day in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart moments after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board. It was one of those days about which you can say “of course I remember where I was.” Like the day President Kennedy was shot (or Bobby) or 9/11 or the day of the virginia …

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