“I watched other men walk on the Moon, and return safely, all from the confines of Mission Control and our house in Houston. I sometimes catch myself looking up at the Moon, remembering the changes of fortune in our long voyage, thinking of the thousands of people who worked to bring the three of us home. 710 more words
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In his book, Re-Entry, Peter Jordan uses the analogy of a space shuttle reentering the earth’s atmosphere to compare to missionaries returning home. “Like the astronaut guiding his craft back into the earth’s atmosphere, returning missionaries must negotiate many potential hazards. 506 more words
On Tuesday, dozens of elementary school students got to hear from a man who spent nearly a year up in space.
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata visited Challenger Center Hawaii, a learning center at Barbers Point Elementary School established in memory of the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. 307 more words
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You can read more or sign up today for the next Mission Discovery Summer School at King’s College, London on the 13th-17th July, 2015 by visiting the following… 57 more words