Posts Tagged: apollo

NASA’s Beck: A Rock Star Promoting the Mission

 Beth Beck, Space Operations Outreach Manager at NASA, has created a national community of rocketry and exploration enthusiasts. And she’s helped a generation unfamiliar with the thrills of NASA’s Mercury and Apollo eras understand that the space agency is more than budget battles and tragically lost Space Shuttles. How has Beck boosted outer space… Read more »

Could Enterprise 2.0 Have Prevented Apollo 13?

“Houston, we have a problem…” While many now consider the determination and ingenuity displayed during the rescue of the Apollo 13 astronauts to be one of NASA’s finest hours, could it have been prevented altogether if NASA had had the benefits of the type of robust internal social network made possible by today’s technology? The… Read more »