Science, Health and Technology
5:26 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

SLU Students Help NASA Ozone Study Soar Over Saint Louis

Art Chimes

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 7:29 am

If you happen to be near the Saint Louis Science Center planetarium at around 2 o’clock in the afternoon, look up. You might see a weather balloon.

Students at Saint Louis University are launching them as part of a study sponsored by the U.S. space agency NASA.

The mission aims to improve our understanding of air pollution and global climate.

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Science, Health and Technology
8:17 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Bonne Terre’s Space Museum Receives Space Shuttle Engine Component

A southeast Missouri museum received $16 million worth of parts from the decommissioned Space Shuttle program, and has a near complete space shuttle engine.

The museum received liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen high pressure turbo pumps, a combustion chamber and the injector head assembly. Unfortunately, they will not receive the nozzle because NASA still uses them.

Space Museum President Earl Mullins says the combustion chamber never flew on a Shuttle mission.

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Under the Microscope
11:22 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Remembering Sally Ride

Linda Godwin is a former NASA astronaut that worked with Sally Ride.
Kris Husted KBIA

Former astronaut Sally Ride passed away on Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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