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Farman Magasin d'Antiquités (Part Deux)

Also, look at Paris: Antique Aviation Shop for the first part of this story.

On Saturday, 14 June 2003, Pierre Farman was a passenger onboard the very last flight of Air France Concorde F-BTSD. 161 more words

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Paris: Antique Aviation Shop

Bonjour les amis! Your Lofty Duo has taken up residence as the fall Fellows at the American Library in Paris. We’re thrilled to be here to do some research, and the beginning of our one-month stay is already paying off. 190 more words

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Guest Blog: Rebecca Green on Deep Space Communication

Rebecca Green is the Assistant to the Dean in Schmid College of Science at Technology at Chapman University, where the Lofty Duo work. We’ve been on task teams with Rebecca and know her to be a space nerd through and through. 517 more words

Space Exploration

Seeking the Silver Fish

“I found a bunch of silver fish!” I recently announced to my family.

“Call the exterminator,” my husband replied.

Then, as a good Man in Green, he corrected himself. 391 more words

Girl Scouts

End of Shuttle: 5 Photos for 5th Anniversary

Five years ago today, on July 8, 2011, the space shuttle Atlantis launched to space from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. No shuttle has launched since, and  111 more words

Space Exploration

#ETComesHome to California

On May 21, External Tank #94 arrived at the California Science Center, where it will eventually be stacked with the orbiter Endeavour and two test rockets and displayed upright as if ready to launch. 336 more words

Space Exploration

On This Date: 5 Anniversaries for April 20

Looking for something to ponder or celebration today, April 20? Here you go!

1862: Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard prove that spontaneous generation doesn’t happen. If you’re still hoping that something can come from nothing, you’re more than 150 years behind the times. 191 more words

Space Exploration