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2014/04/19 06:49
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... Hero' Of The Apollo Program Dies At Age 95 "In the space race of the 1950s and '60s, the leading voices were rocket scientist Wernher von Braun and ... another guy. Household names included...
2014/04/19 06:49
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2014/04/14 18:46
2014/04/14 18:46
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Ringtaw Books, 2013 hardcover, 406 pp., illus. ISBN 978-1-937378-72-1 US$24.95 Is there enough material to make a book out of a single Space Shuttle mission? For some missions, clearly, the answer...
2014/04/12 04:50
2014/04/12 04:50
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The FAA Wright Brother’s Master Pilot Award Goes To A CAP Leader The FAA honors pilots with the prestigious Wright Brother’s Master Pilot Award when they have, “demonstrated professionalism, skill,...
2014/04/09 18:19
2014/04/09 18:19
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Fifty-five years ago today, on April 9, 1959, NASA introduced America's first seven astronauts, the Mercury 7, to the public. John Glenn is the only living member of the original seven, which...
2014/04/09 17:10
2014/04/09 17:10
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Today is Wednesday, April 9, the 99th day of 2014. There are 266 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 9, 1914, the Tampico Incident took place as eight U.S. sailors were...
2014/03/29 21:16
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In this July 12, 1969 file photo, the spot on the moon where Apollo 11 astronauts will aim for in their landing in the first attempt by man to land on the moon is pointed out by Rocco Petrone,...
2014/03/26 13:46
2014/03/26 13:46
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Loading Slideshow First Artificial Satellite October 4, 1957 Soviet satellite Sputnik 1 launched as the first man-made object to orbit Earth, ushering in the "space race" between the Soviet Union...
2014/03/24 22:40
2014/03/24 22:40
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In this July 12, 1969 file photo, the spot on the moon where Apollo 11 astronauts will aim for in their landing in the first attempt by man to land on the moon is pointed out by Rocco Petrone,...
2014/03/24 01:11
2014/03/24 01:11
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Bowling Green park dedicated to aviation history is adding a NASA T-38 Talon aircraft to its collection. The jet was due to arrive in Bowling Green Saturday so it could be...
2014/03/21 16:40
2014/03/21 16:40
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One day in the run-up to the Apollo 14 manned mission to the moon, Commander Alan Shepard approached Jack Kinzler, a NASA engineer and chief of its Technical Service Center, with an odd request. "He...
2014/03/20 17:00
2014/03/20 17:00
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As the jet approached El Paso, Texas, I saw only desert. Then I spotted the twin towns of Juarez–El Paso below, two cities separated by the Rio Grande. My family once ran a moccasin factory in Juarez,...
2014/04/19 06:49
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