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Queens reacts to death of Sally Ride
Queens reacts to death of Sally Ride
News Queens Courier Staff 7/24/2012 at 3:01PM

Former NASA astronaut Sally Ride, who became the first U.S. woman to go into space, died of pancreatic cancer yesterday at the age of 61. Queens locals share some of their favorite memories of the space mission with Sally Ride.   “She was a brave woman and a great role model.” -Joan McGuirk   “America was [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/04/2012 at 7:27AM

  Intrepid-Bound Space Shuttle Enterprise Sails Through New York Harbor The Space Shuttle Enterprise set off on a barge Sunday morning from John F. Kennedy Airport to sail to New Jersey. The shuttle prototype was lifted from a JFK hanger onto a barge on Saturday, and the barge set off from the airport just before [...]

NASA Shuttle Prototype Enterprise Arrives In City
NASA Shuttle Prototype Enterprise Arrives In City
News Jay Lane 4/27/2012 at 11:42AM

The Space Shuttle Enterprise is boldly going where no shuttle has gone before. NASA’s prototype orbiter arrived in the city this morning. It was flown piggyback atop NASA’s specially designed 747. The shuttle took off from Dulles Airport in Virginia and was scheduled to land at Kennedy Airport before 11 a.m.On the way, it flew over the Statue [...]