Tales from the Trail

You can see the Golden Gate Bridge from low-earth orbit

February 17, 2010

President Barack Obama and a group of brainiac young students played stump-the-astronaut with the current occupants of the orbiting space station.

Space quiz and levity at the White House

March 24, 2009

President Barack Obama treated¬†astronauts on the International Space Station to a little levity of his own as they¬†traveled at 17,500 mph, circling the planet once every 90 minutes. “Do you guys still drink Tang up there?” the president asked to laughter.