Newt Gingrich Defends Space Exploration, Moon Colony During GOP Debate In Florida (VIDEO)

Zach Carterzach.carter@huffingtonpost.com

During the GOP debate in Florida Thursday night, CNN host Wolf Blitzer asked the candidates what they would do about the nation’s foundering space program, an issue with significant implications for Florida, where many space missions launch.

I’m not looking for a colony on the moon,” Mitt Romney said, a clear jab […]

Newt Gingrich promises moon base by the end of his second term

“To infinity and beyond!” is the theme of Gingrich’s latest campaign pitch: a lunar colony within eight years

There are two givens in any election campaign: 1) the candidates will make grand promises that they can never keep and 2) they will pander to their audience at every opportunity.

But on Wednesday, Newt “grandiose […]

Russia Launches Progress Freighter to Space Station

Russia Launches Progress Space Freighter to Space Station

06:57 26/01/2012 MOSCOW, January 26 (RIA Novosti)

A Russian Soyuz-U launch vehicle carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft has been launched toward the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center, Russia’s Mission Control said on Thursday.

Launch of “Soyuz-U” with THC “Progress M14M”

The Soyuz rocket with […]