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Happy 57th Birthday, NASA!

This is from the National Constitution Center. 

Thank God President Eisenhower had the vision to see what space exploration could mean to America.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it’s hard to imagine it not existing. 446 more words

Day 24 - The Nullabor takes its toll

Today would be our last day travelling across the Nullabor.  We had breakfast with the truckies at the road house, skipping breakfast classics like lambs fry, steak and chips and savoury mince for toast and scrambled eggs. 212 more words

GOAT 2015


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

Dag 8: Dagen vi redesignede alt

Vi startede dagen med en lidt uheldig situation. Vi ankom nemlig til en mislykkede 3D print af vores skal.

Parten var nemlig for stor, så bunden havde nået at krympe pga. 213 more words


Wednesday's Book Review: "Homesteading Space"

Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story. By David Hitt, Owen Garriott, Joseph P. Kerwin, with the diary of Alan L. Bean. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2008. 317 more words


A Visual History of Spacewalks

Fifty years ago, on June 3, 1965, Ed White performed America’s first spacewalk—giving the country a much-needed space boost and a well-loved space hero. The half-century of extravehicular activity (EVA) that has followed is the legacy of White and the other early pioneers. 10 more words

Houston, we have quite a archive. . .

Growing up and beginning with the first mission I remember watching, Apollo 13, I watched as much coverage of the space missions I could through the first couple of Space Shuttle flights. 166 more words