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Skylab - motorcycle taxi

We are currently doing research on motorcycles and a major part of the research is on motorcycle taxis. Motorcycle taxis are popular in many areas in the Philippines despite national and local government agencies have not sanctioned or legalized their operations. 162 more words

Public Transport

The Skylab 4 Mission

On this day in 1973 the Skylab 4 mission was launched. The mission was the third manned Skylab mission, and brought the final crew to America’s first space station. 36 more words

Punk Rock Scientist

November 16 - asteroid 22 Kalliope

M-type main belt asteroid 22 Kalliope was discovered by John Russell Hind on 16th November 1852. It’s a reasonable size  at about 166 km across, is probably composed mostly of metals and silicates, and has a retrograde motion. 179 more words

Asteroids

Interview with My Grandfather about Working on the Apollo Space Missions

`This is an interview with my maternal grandfather. He worked on the Apollo and Skylab space missions. The interview:

  1. What computer did you use when you worked for IBM?

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Apollo Space Missions

Book review: Haynes manual – Saturn V

W. David Woods (2016). NASA Saturn V – 1967-1973 (Apollo 4 to Apollo 17 & Skylab) – Owner’s workshop manual – An insight into the history, development and technology of the rocket that launched man to the Moon. 782 more words

China's Falling Space Station Is Not Going to Hit You on the Head. Unless it Does

No day counts as a good day when an eight-ton Chinese space station falls on your head. If you’re like most people, you don’t give that danger a lot of thought, and the good news is, you don’t have to start now. 710 more words

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum

(Visited 9 September 2016) The Smithsonian Museum system includes 19 museums and galleries plus the National Zoological Park, all administered by the United States government. The Air & Space Museum boasts twenty three galleries featuring flight related articles. 137 more words

Museums