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Neil Armstrong

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Featured, People | Comments Off on Neil Armstrong

“One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.” Like most of the early astronauts, Neil Armstrong made his name as a test...

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The Right Stuff, Movie

Posted by on Jan 26, 2012 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on The Right Stuff, Movie

I’ll read anything Tom Wolfe writes. If I could get my hands on his grocery list, it’s probably more entertaining than 80...

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Book: The Right Stuff

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in The Arts | Comments Off on Book: The Right Stuff

  Every now and again you find an author whose work is both wonderfully entertaining and extraordinarily well written. That was my...

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History: America Sends a Man into Space

Posted by on Aug 29, 2010 in History | Comments Off on History: America Sends a Man into Space

His name was Alan Shepard, and he was the second man – and first American – into space. His flight took place on May 5,...

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Americana: Hubble Space Telescope

Posted by on Jan 8, 2010 in Americana | 2 comments

Remember all the hoopla back in April, 1990 when the Hubble Space Telescope was launched from the space shuttle? Yeah, I don’t...

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