Godspeed, John Glenn

By | 2012-02-17T20:10:19+00:00 February 17th, 2012|

50th Anniversary of NASA Milestone Recalls Local Involvement in the Space Program and Provides an Opportunity to Inspire Future Leaders  “Zero Gs and feeling fine!”  With those five words Mercury astronaut John Herschel Glenn, Jr. signaled that his spacecraft, Friendship 7, had entered its first of three orbits at approximately 2:52 p.m. on February 20, [...]

History Made Here

By | 2011-05-11T12:31:45+00:00 May 11th, 2011|

Below is the text of an editorial that appeared in the Daily Intelligencer on Monday, May 9, 2011. History made here America's space program has roots in Warminster IT WAS ALL so new then, so unfamiliar, so much like something out of Capt. Video: On May 5, 1961 - 50 years ago - astronaut Alan [...]

Program Announced for Museum Gala

By | 2011-04-13T20:16:09+00:00 April 13th, 2011|

Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum announces that renown Astronomer Derrick Pitts will speak at their Second Annual Spring Gala. The program will also include a special Q&A session with Art Guntner, a retired Naval Corpsman and Aerospace Medicine Technician who helped train the Mercury astronauts at the Johnsville Centrifuge in the 1960s.