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Six Days in Space

In 1968 over the Christmas holidays, three Americans orbited the moon for the first time. It is the incredible story of Apollo 8 crewed by Commander Frank Borman, James Lovell serving as the Command Module Pilot, and William Anders piloting … Continue reading

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A Quiet, Nerdy Engineer

Neil Armstrong has passed at the age of 82. Yesterday, Fox News reported Armstrong regarded himself as, “a quiet, nerdy engineer.” Well, he may have considered himself in those terms, but for many of us, he was the nation’s hero, … Continue reading

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Where is My Jetcar?

When the clocks ticked over from December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000, everyone in the entire world collectively held their breath to see if all of the computers would crash. There had been a great deal written and published … Continue reading

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Tides

My wife has a friend who tells this amazing story. If I was not there and had not heard it with my own ears, I would have doubted the veracity of this tale. But I swear to you, this is how … Continue reading

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107 Years

A century plus seven years. It is almost too much to comprehend, especially when you give some thought to the amazing accomplishments which have taken place since then. It was 107 years ago today the Wright Brothers officially “cracked the … Continue reading

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