Donald Barr, who wrote Space Relations and Planet in Arms, died of heart failure on February 5. The Connecticut resident was in a hospital in Langhorne, Pennsylvania preparing for heart surgery. Barr, age 82, was a life long educator, teaching in various departments and serving as an Assistant Dean at Columbia University before turning to […]
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Marguerite ("Maggie") McClure Bradbury, wife of one of America’s best known writers, Ray Bradbury, passed away on November 24. A graduate of UCLA, Marguerite met Ray in 1946 while working as a clerk in a LA bookshop. They were married on September 27, 1947 and eventually had four daughters and eight grandchildren. They lived in […]
Locus Online and the Moscow Times report that Igor Mozheiko, Russian writer of science fiction and screenplays under the pseudonym Kir Bulychov, died Friday, September 4. Born in Moscow, October 18, 1934, he graduated from the Moscow Teachers Training Institute of Foreign Languages and worked as a translator and correspondent. He began to write science […]
The space shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Saturday, February 1, 2003, killing all seven astronauts.
Laurel Blair Salton Clark, MD
Kalpana Chawla, PH.D.
David M. Brown
Michael P. Anderson
William C. McCool