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TribLIVE
Microsoft co-founder Allen building world’s largest airplanethe time. Like many of his generation, he grew up enamored of the 1960s Apollo
Microsoft co-founder Allen building world’s largest airplane
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
the time. Like many of his generation, he grew up enamored of the 1960s Apollo era. Inspired by his heroes, John Glenn and Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, Allen spent his childhood dreaming of space, even designing a rocket to go to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is building the world's largest airplanethe time. Like many of his generation, he grew up enamored of the 1960s Apollo
Why Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is building the world's largest airplane
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the time. Like many of his generation, he grew up enamored of the 1960s Apollo era. Inspired by his heroes, John Glenn and Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, Allen spent his childhood dreaming of space, even designing a rocket to go to... Read more
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Boston Globe
A battle with the bottlealcoholic mother and distant relatives to the blue-blooded Lowells of Boston. T
A battle with the bottle
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
alcoholic mother and distant relatives to the blue-blooded Lowells of Boston. Their occasional babysitter was the sister of Alan Shepard, their Derry neighbor who would later become the first American in outer space. Both brothers quit Portsmouth... Read more
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International Business Times
E3 2016: Mass Effect Andromeda's lead character is called Ryder be the character's name because - like Shepard before it - it is a reference to
E3 2016: Mass Effect Andromeda's lead character is called Ryder
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
be the character's name because - like Shepard before it - it is a reference to a famed astronaut. Shepard was named after Alan Shepard, the first American in space, while Ryder seems to have been named after Sally Ride, the first American woman in... Read more
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Fortune
Muhammad Ali: Why He Matterschampion, brought out the worst. On fight night, Frank Sinatra took pictures f
Muhammad Ali: Why He Matters
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
champion, brought out the worst. On fight night, Frank Sinatra took pictures for Life magazine at ringside. Ed Sullivan, Alan Shepard, Bill Cosby, Michael Caine, Hubert Humphrey and Burt Bacharach were among the luminaries in the crowd. Madison... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Priest River teacher marks 25 years of astronaut visitsspace, but he's not." Except on this day. To mark the 25th year of his progra
Priest River teacher marks 25 years of astronaut visits
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 1 months ago
space, but he's not." Except on this day. To mark the 25th year of his program, Naccarato chose the words of the late Alan Shepard Jr., the first American to travel into space, from when the astronaut landed on the moon in 1971: "It's been a... Read more
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