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The Challenge Project Website News

October 28, 1998
See our first journal from the Kennedy Space Center, as our Challenge Team member Karen Dodson writes of her first impressions: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/team/journals/dodson/10-26-98.html


October 26, 1998
If you missed NASA TV's broadcast of the Press Briefing, see it online. Meet the crew and hear them answer questions from the Kennedy Space Center at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/photos


October 16, 1998
A new web page is born announcing our plans for the STS-95 launch. We will be coming to you live over the Internet from the Press Launch Viewing area with coverage about the Life Sciences content, the Shuttle preparations and some exciting interviews with VIPs attending the launch. Go to: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ltc/sto/launch/sts95


October 6, 1998
Join us for a QuestChat on Tuesday October 20, 1998 at 11 AM Pacific Time with Sabastian O'Kelly, Aide to Senator Glenn; followed immediately by a chat with John-Henry Williams, owner of Internet service provider and represents the marketing interest and product line of dad, Ted Williams To register, visit the STO chat page at http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/chats/#challenge


October 1, 1998
The undersea mission wraps up - expect the revised, as it happened, list of events soon. Don't be confused into thinking that this is the end of the mission. We are now looking forward to the STS-95 Shuttle Mission. In the meantime chats will be scheduled for your participation.


September 30, l998
The photo section of the Challenge Project Website is growing with pictures taken by Christopher Roosa, official mission photographer. Enjoy the snapshots of activities, crew and the environs at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/photos


September 29, 1998
The calendar of events continues to adapt to new scheduling as participants rejoin us to salvage the mission and come to you live. Keep in touch with the top Challenge Project page as we post the latest in schedule changes daily.


September 27, l998
As those of you participating actively know, things with the project have been disrupted by Hurricane Georges. Please keep touch with the crew journals to know the current news. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/team/journals


September 22, l998
Your crew from Key Largo is watching carefully the progress of Hurricane Georges as it moves into the Caribbean. Possible evacuation is eminent. In the meantime, James Cameron has arrived and will chat with you tomorrow. Join us: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/events


September 16, l998
Journals, sharing the experience of getting ready for the mission aboard the Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station are being posted at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/team/journals Keep up with the action from these first-hand accounts.


September 14, 1998
The schedule for the mission in Key Largo is taking shape. Keep tabs on progress at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/events


September 8, l998
Take a look at the Space Factoids that include some Garfield (as in the fat cat) perspective at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/learning/paws


September 1, l998
The website is now "officially" open for business and Rose engaged in a lively chat today. Keep in touch with happenings through the Space Team Online Updates found at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/updates We hope to have the calendar of events up shortly so you can "ink" us into your calendar


August 25, 1998
The video of the Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station is now back on-line in two speeds. For those of you with T-1 connections or better, there's the 300kb version or if you have a 28.8 modem or better, there's the 20kb version. Both are in the photo section at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/photos


August 18, 1998
Mark you calendars and plan to join us for the Kick-off chat for this project. Rose Grymes is Space Life Sciences Outreach and Education Program Manager and has had a primary role in putting together this project. Register for this first QuestChat at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/chats/#Challenge


August 12, 1998
We have been asking permission from many of the folks who have written to Senator Glenn offering congratulations and best wishes for his return to spaceflight. There is a growing list joining the team page. Read the accounts of these "Challenge Takers." They're a fascinating group. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/background/letters.html


August 10, 1998
Crew members' profiles are continuing to be added to the team page at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/team As promised they are a diverse group age-wise and profession-wise.


August 5, l998
Be sure to tune Wednesday, Aug. 12, to CBS: Public Eye with Bryant Gumble as he features Challenge Project crew member, Tom Whittakker. See Tom's bio at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/team/whittaker.html


July 15, 1998
The brochure for the SCSAS has been revised and is now on-line at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/background


July 1, l998
Pictures of the Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station are now up. See: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/challenge/photos


June 1, l998
Check here periodically as we begin to "grow" the Challenge Project Website. Our present timeline anticipates opening and becoming fully operational by September 1, l998. The 7-day mission is scheduled for September 23 - 30, l998. In the meantime, subscribe to the Space Team Online Updates mailing list where we'll keep you posted on news of this project. Welcome to the Challenge Project!



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