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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


42 years ago today: our first space station crew

42 years ago today, on May 25, 1973, the first Saturn 1B to launch from LC39 lifted off.  To adapt it to the structures built for the larger Saturn V rocket, the Saturn 1B stood atop a framework nicknamed the “milkstool”.   70 more words


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. 140 more words



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

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