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Astronaut Inspires Valley Students to Reach for the Stars

| November 8, 2013

Astronaut Chris Cassidy is inspiring students in the Valley to reach for the stars. On Friday he showed up to Fort Kent Community High School dressed in his blue NASA jumpsuit. He shared stories, pictures, and videos from the six months he just spent in space. Cassidy says, “I love looking out at the planet, […]

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Astronaut Carpenter Dies

| October 10, 2013

DENVER (AP) – The second American to orbit the Earth and one of the last surviving original Mercury 7 astronauts has died. Astronaut Scott Carpenter was 88. His wife, Patty Barrett, says Carpenter died of complications from a stroke in a Denver hospice. As an astronaut and aquanaut who lived underwater for the U.S. Navy, […]

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