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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


A Blast (off) From My Past

The image below is a screen capture from one the videos in the previous post on today’s SpaceX CRS-10 launch.

Life comes full circle. In a… 417 more words


'Peace and hope for all mankind': the stellar legacy of the last moon landing

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the moon landings? Most likely, it’s the statement: “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. 1,283 more words


Houston, the Whitneys have landed... At The Johnson Space Center

“We choose to go to the Moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard…” 459 more words


Habal-habal and skylab in Surigao Del Sur

Following are more examples of motorcycle taxis from our recent study. The photos were taken at a terminal in a town in Surigao Del Sur. Both… 122 more words

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Motorcycles as goods transport

Our study on motorcycle taxis revealed most if not all of these “habal-habal” and “Skylab” being used to transport goods as well. These include agricultural products, food, construction materials, fuel, poultry, and others you would not see your typical courier service motorcycles will carry. 119 more words


Habal-habal in Agusan

The initial part of our research on motorcycle taxis has been completed last December 2016. We are currently drafting a paper for submission to an international conference to be held later this year. 235 more words

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