Posts Tagged ‘air-and-space’

First US woman in space dies at 61

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, has died. She was 61.

NASA confirmed her death Monday afternoon and President Barack Obama called her a national hero, the AP reports from Washington. Her office in San Diego said she died of pancreatic cancer. Read more…

Papua New Guinea:28 Killed in Plane Crash & Survivor details escape from burning plane

Saturday, October 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 15,2011
Survivor details escape from burning plane


28 Killed in Papua New Guinea Plane Crash

Twenty-eight people were killed in a plane crash in a remote region of Papua New Guinea on Thursday. Four others reportedly survived the crash. Read more…