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Steve Johnson


Huntsville, AL, United States

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Past articles by Steve:

How Redstone Arsenal helped make America’s space program what it is today

If you’re new to Rocket City, you may or may not know that Huntsville played a major role in NASA’s next rocket, Space Launch System, which is set to launch in the next few months. → Read More

UAH Interim President Chuck Karr ready to get to work

Chuck Karr began his role as the interim President of the University of Alabama in Huntsville earlier this month, and he's excited to get to work and meet the students. → Read More

How the pandemic played a role in the increase of cyber attacks

Conducting business outside of the home was new for the majority of people and businesses in 2020. It opened up a whole new world for vulnerabilities and keeping it from happening is more than just having a good password. → Read More

Huntsville man was the first Black child to integrate Alabama schools

Sonnie Hereford IV was the first Black child to integrate schools in 1963 when he started attending Huntsville's Fifth Avenue school at just six years old. → Read More

Single mom to military leader: CW5 Melanie Harris speaks on how the Army changed her life

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Melanie Harris from the Army Material Command reflects on how the Army helped her as a single parent and explains her prestigious title. → Read More

Microwave Dave reflects on career and what inspires him

A music fixture in North Alabama for decades sat down on Leadership Perspectives to talk about what inspired him to become a musician and what brought him fans from all over the world. → Read More

Local astronomer excited to discover unknown in space

Earth is just a small speck on the Milky Way. We've only explored a very small portion of the solar system, and the possibility of other lifeforms is up for debate. → Read More

Gas prices highest since 2014: Alabama AAA rep explains why, ways to save

Have you reached the point where it's painful to put gas in your vehicle? If you haven't, you are probably worried or at least wondering how high prices might go. → Read More

Buying your first home? ValleyMLS has some tips for you

The housing market is hot and it can be tough for first-time homebuyers. Sha Harbor has some tips to make it a bit easier. → Read More

Tough times cause divide in American and religious community

Long-time Christian minister and chaplain spoke with News 19 on the growing divide between communities. → Read More

Future of civilian space travel closer than we think

Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have opened the door to the possibility of 'tourist' space travel. Would you go if given the chance? → Read More

Councilmember plans to provide ‘big city’ benefits to rural Huntsville areas

(WHNT) — District 5 in Huntsville is the largest and only district in the city of Huntsville that covers two counties. It touches Mid-City, the airport, and Interstate 65. District 5 council member John Meredith is well aware of his district’s major needs like roads, internet access, and emergency services. Meredith said it is of […] → Read More

Human geneticist answers questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine

It's been a complaint since the COVID-19 pandemic started... Why do the experts, scientists, and medical experts keep changing what they tell us? → Read More

UAH director named to national drone association board discusses the future of drones

The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Dr. Suzy Young is the first woman to be named to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) national board of directors. → Read More

Dynetics VP Ronnie Chronister discusses the biggest military threat facing the U.S.

In the wake of the Space and Missile Defense Symposium, Ronnie Chronister talks about the biggest military technology threat the U.S. is facing, and how we're behind compared to our possible adversaries. → Read More

From a Kids Game to Artificial Intelligence

There were lots of attractions at the recent Space And Missile Defense Symposium and lots of things to learn. → Read More

Crestwood CEO Dr. Pam Hudson discusses vaccinations

August is "National Immunization Awareness Month" and Dr. Pam Hudson, Crestwood Medical Center CEO, discusses the COVID-19 vaccine and how this 'month' is coming at the most appropriate time. → Read More

SMD Symposium is Back For 2021

When people hear the phrase, "Space and Missile Defense," they may visualize a missile launch, or maybe astronauts floating around the International Space Station, or maybe just a nice photo of the earth from space. It's likely they don't think of a crowd of people at Huntsville's Von Braun Center, but they could. → Read More

Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon discusses his plans for his final legislative session

Alabama Speaker of the House, Mac McCutcheon, discusses his plans for his final legislative session and his career as Speaker of the House on this week’s Leadership Perspectives. → Read More

Huntsville native Mitchell Daly discusses his unique first-year college experience during a pandemic

The former Bob Jones baseball star and son of General Edwards Daly, talks about his first-year college experience as a University of Texas baseball player. → Read More