The Redstone Rocket was brought to New Hampshire back in 1971 by Henry "Ted" Asselin. He hoped to both honor Alan Shepard of Derry (the first American in space), and get younger generations interested in space.
Winds were gusting to 102 MPH and the wind chill was -40°F, but that didn't stop two Mt. Washington Observatory staff members from heading out on the observation deck this week to see what it was like.
Christmas time is when we are surrounded by those we love, and sharing those special moments once a year. You share smiles, laughs, hugs, a meal, and exchange gifts. But for some, not only can this time of year be stressful; it can be fearful too...
Man, technology and science are so cool! It's crazy that there are satellites that are placed over us in space. It's fascinating! Fun Fact, the very first satellite, Sputnik, was launched into space by the Soviet Union October 4, 1957. And since then, the sky has NOT been the limit...
We've all scoured our cupboards for snacks and realized that maybe there's something in there that has been sitting around for a little too long. How far past the sell-by date are you willing to eat that Devil Dog?
Tonight, June 20, is the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. Yup, while Mondays generally seem longer than usual, this one actually was.
But there is something happening tonight that hasn't been seen in Maine since 1967 and it won't happen again until 2062.