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Lost in Space

America’s Skylab astronauts were trained in pulling teeth and stitching wounds to avoid the possibility of having their flights cut short by health problems.

The special training was aimed at setting space endurance records. 6 more words

Teeth

HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN

July 11th in history:

The first treasury secretary of the U.S., Alexander Hamilton, was felled by a bullet in his famous duel with Vice President Aaron Burr on July 11th, 1804. 94 more words

Today In History

Tinuy-an Falls

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Surigao del Sur is a province in the CARAGA region in Mindanao. It’s capital is Tandag City and 2 of its famous tourists destinations are Tinuy-an falls and Enchanted River. 1,086 more words

Travel

Aircheck: Various Sources, 7/11/1979, The Fall Of Skylab

This was a bit of a big deal back in ’79, as the first American space station, Skylab, visited three times by crews in Apollo spaceships for several weeks at a time in 1973 and 1974, was coming back down to Earth. 132 more words

Commentary

May 14 - 196 Philomela

Asteroid 196 Philomela was discovered by Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters at Hamilton College, Clinton (New York) on May 14th 1879.  It is a large, bright, S-type (stony) main belt asteroid, and studies of light curve data have decided it is smooth and asymmetrically shaped. 270 more words

Astronomy

ADVENTURES ON LAND, IN SPACE, AND IN TIME

May 14th in history:

The Lewis and Clark Expedition began its journey up the Missouri River on May 14th, 1804, with William Clark leading a group of explorers from a camp in the Illinois territory. 100 more words

Today In History

Combo Apps/SkyLab

SKYLAB for iOS: Create beautiful skies with SkyLab. SkyLab is the one and only sky replacement app. Imagine dropping stunning skies on your photos with this innovative new app. 134 more words

Photography