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25 kW Power Module (ca 1978, MSFC)

The PM, or Power Module, was initially conceived by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center as a 25 kW regulated source of electricity to supplement the space shuttle’s fuel cells during Spacelab missions with increased electrical demand. 308 more words


Hoke House simply by Skylab Structures

Skylab Structures built this particular incredibly slanted home within Portland Or. Its not really a new home, in fact I actually posted about this in 2009 however it has gone via a transformation inside. 10 more words

Nr. 82 - Aerial Barre

A mix of aerial (flying/floating), yoga and ballet. At first, a little sceptic about the ballet element of the class, Gabby and I booked in a class with our friend Rossu. 131 more words


The Habal-Habal, Tricycle and Pedicab

The Habal-Habal, Tricycle and Pedicab

The Habal-Habal is a motorcycle modified to seat more than two persons. It is in use in provinces in the… 171 more words

How Skylab Would Be Rescued and Reused

Aching to return to space, NASA scientists and engineers were filled with more dreams than just the first flight of the Space Shuttle. One immediate idea for a Shuttle mission is to reuse Skylab, which was last crewed in 1974. 511 more words


Me and Friendship 7

My space fever began in first grade, when I read about John Glenn’s historic space flight the year I was born. I was impressed by his orbit of the Earth on Feb. 239 more words

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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