Now that the Space Shuttle missions are drawing to a close we take the opportunity to assess the Catholic contribution to space travel.
Astronaut Dr Thomas D. Jones joins me for a chat about the Shuttle, faith and the future of space travel.
Cathlab65 – Catholics In Space!
Catholic Encyclopaedia entry for Astronomy in the Bible
National Catholic Register article by Tim Drake – NASA Catholics Mark 50 Years
American Catholic article by Dr Thomas D. Jones – Reaching for the Heavens: An astronaut’s spiritual journey
Dr Thomas D. Jones’ website
ZENIT story – St Thérèse’s Astronaut visits Vatican
Catholics in Space flyer from Flickr