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The Rockets of LC-39A

Yesterday, LC-39A moved into a new chapter by launching a Falcon 9, but it’s just the latest of many chapters.  Originally constructed in the 1960s for the giant Saturn V rocket, and consequently one of the biggest and toughest pads in the world, it has hosted four different rockets in its history (five if you count a different configuration of Saturn V).   448 more words

Space

The Unreflected Life

By David Jordan

I awoke to muddy boots,

My clothes soaked and stinking of urine.

Reject of Dionysus I am.

I remembered everything:

Stumbling in the dark, on the grass, 102 more words

Poetry

When Pollution Finds You

The topic this week has been miasma and pollution and how to deal with it. I’ve a longer piece in progress that I was hoping to get done today but that didn’t happen so it’ll probably have to wait until next weekend now. 601 more words

Evolution of the Lexicon, or I Am… Queer

Labels by nature are fluid: they are created to categorize and they change over time when they are found to be false, dubious, incomplete or obsolete. 154 more words

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

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