History Stories
CATEGORY: Space Race
Right Stuff, Wrong Gender: The Woman Astronauts Grounded by NASA
July 24, 2017

These aspiring astronauts were part of the little-known “Mercury 13” program. Read More

Scott Carpenter, Second American to Orbit the Earth, Dies at 88
October 11, 2013

A member of the Mercury 7, Carpenter made his historic flight in May 1962. Read More