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Michael Bitsoff's Brief Discussion of Elon Musk's Proposed Civilian Moon Flights

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With the NASA Space Shuttle circuit program long over, the Space Center in Houston recently unveiled NASA 905—the designator for the Boeing 747 that once ferried Shuttles on their backs across the country for decades. 239 more words

Elon Musk's Moon Mission Is Exciting, Audacious ... and Iffy

Elon Musk has been known to keep only few books on the shelf behind his desk at the SpaceX factory floor in Hawthorne, Calif. Most of them are basic books on rocket design. 1,128 more words

Fancy a Trip to The Moon?

Elon Musk, the owner of SpaceX, a private rocket company, announced on the 27th. February that they will be sending two private citizens on a round the moon trip late in 2018. 913 more words

Moon

NASA Just Got Real About Returning to the Moon

Americans can get awfully dreamy about the moon — and with good reason. The flags and footprints we left there in the 1960s and 1970s were symbols of what we can achieve when we just plain decide to achieve it. 990 more words

Genesis: The Story Of Apollo 8, The First Manned Flight To Another World by Robert Zimmerman

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It was NASA’s most dangerous space mission. The chances of success were fifty-fifty. And three men would dare to fly farther and faster than ever before. 451 more words

Literature

Artist's Statement: Apartment Renov8ing

While working on this project I was able to distinguish the difference between pastiche and satire. Once I understood that a pastiche is a play on the visual and contextual content provided and that satire is more of a commentary on nonspecific idea, I could clearly and concisely alter a movie poster in order to convey my personal beliefs and understandings surrounding the topic of gentrification. 228 more words

Bay Area

A New View of Apollo 8, NASA’s Perfect Mission

Apollo 8 in 1968 was NASA’s perfect Christmas Mission that at the time awed and moved the whole world. Our forthcoming movie “Mission Control: the Unsung Heroes of Apollo” gives a new perspective on the flight from the consoles in Houston, and shows that Apollo 8 was also an extraordinary example of bold and strong leadership and remarkable teamwork. 2,560 more words

Leadership