Winter Solstice, December 21, 2012

Winter Solstice, December 21, 2012

Longest Night of the Year

The winter solstice will occur Friday, December 21, 2012. The winter solstice marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year, and is the first official day of winter. The sun appears at its lowest point in the … Read More

Columbia Science Balloon Facility

Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility

Palestine- If you didn’t make it to the Space Center in Houston this summer, the Official Visitors Center of NASA’s Johnson’s Space Center and home of astronaut training and Mission Control, take a quick trip to Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) in East Texas. CSBF is … Read More

Space Shuttle Columbia Debris Surfaces At Lake Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches- Most East Texans remember the morning of February 1, 2003. That morning began with a fierce explosion that shook the Pineywoods as Space Shutte Columbia broke apart while reentering earth’s atmosphere. Thursday the last American Space Shuttle mission will end, bringing an end to a three-decade era of space … Read More