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Meeting astronaut Jim Lovell!

Last year, my dad and I went to see Apollo astronaut Ken Mattingly give a lecture in Pontefract, organised by Space Lectures. This year, the same organisation persuaded an even more famous astronaut to come over to the UK: none other than Captain James Lovell Jr! 651 more words


The Pope Makes Peace Between Science and Faith

Of all of the frivolous lawsuits that have come before the courts in the long history of American jurisprudence, the most ridiculous has to be the one filed by Madalyn Murray O’Hair more than 45 years ago. 879 more words

Quote of the day, Sept. 3

Frank Borman, on Apollo 8’s flight to the moon

“This must be what God sees. 44 more words


Apollo 8

Museum of Science & Industry

Chicago, IL

A new poem

After quite a few years away, I’ve returned to working on my series of poems inspired by NASA’s Apollo space program. (Also inspired by Mercury and Gemini, of course!)  Lots of interesting U.S. 255 more words

TIAM Saturday March 14th

Happy Pi Day! Which in St. Louis is also area code day! Plus, it’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Day in St. Louis and Cottleville. This morning we talked with Grand Marshal Charlie Brennan about the downtown parade and Y98’s Jill Devine about the Cotttleville event. 130 more words

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