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Achenblog: May 10, 2009 - May 16, 2009

The Astronaut's Dilemma

If you're an astronaut, you may occasionally face a dilemma that does not affect other Americans. It comes into play in situations such as the one that unfolded today, when Drew Feustel and John Grunsfeld attempted to remove the Wide...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 14, 2009; 8:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (311)
 
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Space Is Filthy

As I write, the shuttle is creeping up on the Hubble and will soon get a look at the old telescope and let us know if it's as battered and bruised as NASA suspects. The odd thing about space...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 13, 2009; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (224)
 
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From Jars to Stars

This is going to be a spacey week on the blog, as I'm down here at the Cape for the shuttle launch, and will be reporting on the Hubble servicing mission. In the last 18 hours, since arriving on...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 11, 2009; 7:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (333)
 
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