Ron Carter Cadillac Hyundai is proud to announce the third of five recipients of the 2019 Ron Carter Clear Lake Community Achievers Scholarship, Regina Mitchell.Read More
Houston Public Works crews will begin a panel replacement in the Clear Lake area, along Plum Hollow Drive, from Brook Forest Drive to Hickory Knoll Drive, on Monday, July 8. The work is expected to be complete within 30 days, weather permitting, Houston City Council Member Dave Martin said in making the announcement.Read More
During the approximately three-minute test, called Ascent Abort-2, a test version of the Orion crew module launched at 7 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a modified Peacekeeper missile procured through the U.S. Air Force and built by Northrop Grumman.Read More
By Rick Clapp
Intuitive Machines is an incredibly unique space and aviation company located on the Space Port Facility at Ellington Field in Houston. The company was founded in 2013 by president and CEO Steve Altemus with the goal of bringing decades of human spaceflight know-how, technology advances, and innovative thinking into low-cost solutions aimed at serving the complex needs of our world. Since then, Altemus has steered the company back to his passion, space, with the objective of taking the space business to new frontiers.Read More
By Alisa Star
First of all, the question most asked by Cut Foil guests and customers is what does Cut Foil mean? Well, it’s the foil that covers the top of your wine or champagne bottle. Viola, hence the name Cut Foil carafes and drafts says it all. The new Webster business also features farm to table delights like cheese plates with unique cheeses and meats, and fresh southern pimento cheese dip, hand crafted pizzas, Spanish almond cups and panini sandwiches. Their goal is to serve fresh farm to table items.Read More
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE members introduced their officers for the coming year and passed out awards to several members for their work when they met May 28 at Red River Bar-B-Que In League City for their annual year-end luncheon.Read More
It’s JUST over eight years since the flights of Yuri Gagarin and Alan Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.Read More
It is only seven months since NASA’s made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the way to the moon on the first manned flight of the massive Saturn V rocket.
By Mary Alys Cherry
We choose to go to the Moon — famous words that set America on a course to the Moon and words that will live in the hearts of Houstonians forever.
President John F. Kennedy, recognizing that the Russians had a head start on us in space, suggested in a speech to Congress on May 25, 1961 that we should make new efforts of our own to go to the Moon.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
Buzz Aldrin was one of the first two men to step on the eerie surface of the Moon and probably the most brilliant. Yet, for a number of years he felt short changed because he wasn’t No. 1. He just didn’t like being No. 2 at anything. And besides, his mother’s name was Marion Moon.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
As the first man to walk on the Moon in July 1969, Neil Armstrong quickly became the most famous man in the universe, which, being the humble man he was, was not to his liking.Read More
This was brought out at his funeral in August 2012. “You’ll never get a hero, in my view, like Neil Armstrong,” Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders said after the service, praising Armstrong for both his wisdom and humility in the way he handled becoming a global icon.
Space Center Houston will celebrate the historic first steps on the Moon with a spectacular lineup of events including Apollo 11 50th Live, presented by JSC Federal Credit Union,” an all-day festival on July 20 celebrating the legacy of the Apollo era and the future of space exploration. The festival will culminate with an evening concert featuring performances by Walk the Moon and Phillip Phillips.Read More
By Chris Matos I have suffered from chronic pain in my knees and back for several years now. This pain prohibits me from doing activities and hobbi...Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry After trying for six years, the state’s boat dealers finally caught a break with the 86th Texas Legislature – a big tax br...Read More