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Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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WHO’S THE FASTEST OF THE FAST

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Apollo 7 from C-135 ALOTS aircraft.  All related links below! Spacecraft are FAST!  It takes a speed of 17,500 mph (28,163 km/h) and tons of fuel just to get into low earth orbit (LEO).  … Continue reading

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APOLLO 14: AMERICA PRESSES ON AFTER THE NEAR TRAGEDY OF APOLLO 13.

APOLLO 14: AMERICA PRESSES ON AFTER THE NEAR TRAGEDY OF APOLLO 13. Photo Credit: Edgar Mitchell photo of Alan Shepard on the lunar surface: CLICK for larger image and see below for information and links. “Shepard back in space…” On … Continue reading

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ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND………

ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND……… Photo Credit: NASA: CLICK photo to view full size and see below for links and videos. On November 9, 1967 at 1200 UTC (0700 EST) a legend roared to life and took flight … Continue reading

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HISTORY, PAINTED BY THE MAN WHO WAS THERE.

HISTORY, PAINTED BY THE MAN WHO WAS THERE. Photo By: Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Lunar Module Pilot & 4th human to walk on the Moon (Links below). Apollo 12 astronaut, Alan Bean, inspired by his experiences creates artwork to commemorate, … Continue reading

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WINK AT THE MOON ON AUGUST 25th TO HONOR ONE OF HUMANITYS GREATEST EXPLORERS.

WINK AT THE MOON ON AUGUST 25th TO HONOR ONE OF HUMANITYS GREATEST EXPLORERS. Photo taken and created by: Barry Q Arnold of Alvaton, Kentucky. “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.” – Neil … Continue reading

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Apollo 16 Lunar Grand Prix

Apollo 16 lunar rover “Grand Prix” in HD In honor of the beginning to the 2013 racing season…….And with it – spring! Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke take the lunar rover for a spin on the surface … Continue reading

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