James Bernstein
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Last week, NASA announced the names of the crew members who will fly the Artemis II mission in November 2024 . . . more
My friend Judy Heumann died March 4 in Washington, D.C., where she lived. Her name might not mean too much to many of you. But to thousands, and I do mean thousands, of people who struggle every day with physical disabilities, her name is gold. more
“I couldn’t bear the thought of people being horrified by the sight of my son,” Mamie Bradley, the mother of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a Black kid from Chicago who was tortured and murdered in 1955, told the press at the time. more
It takes lots of elbow grease to wipe away all the hype, scandal and five-alarm headlines about Britain’s royal family, and finally hit the spots that shine. more
As a result of its unprovoked war against Ukraine, Russia is losing something that has always been precious to its national pride — its position as a leader in the world’s space programs. more
One of the most popular movies about the apocalyptic notion of a giant meteor striking Earth and destroying civilization was “Deep Impact,” a 1998 disaster film . . . more
Ever since NASA started trying, unsuccessfully so far, to launch its unmanned Artemis I spacecraft . . . more
In the mid-1800s, there were scorching debates taking place in the U.S. Congress between politicians in the North, who opposed slavery, and those in the South, who favored the institution. more
Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . . more
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