My oldest son, a bright nine-year-old with big dreams, wants more than anything to be an inventor when he grows up. And having watched him design and build, and redesign and build better since he was old enough to know blocks could be more useful in his hands than in his mouth, I have no doubt he will succeed in doing just that. 665 more words
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“Once a photograph of the Earth, taken from outside, is available… a new idea as powerful as any in history will be let loose” -Fred Hoyle, 1948… 902 more words
We’ve all been through that same situation the the Apollo 8 crew went through while getting one of the greatest photos ever taken.
It was fun listing to the crew scramble to get the correct position of the ship, find the desired film and then get the picture which Anders thought they had lost.