Tag Archives: the summer of 1969

Unbelievable – The 747 Is Retired

The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Magazine recently published an article about the last flight of the airline workhorse, the Boeing 747. You can find the Smithsonian’s article by following this link: https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/queen-skies-retires-180967588/ It is an interesting report. In the summer of 1969, I … Continue reading

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We Choose to Go to the Moon

(Found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g25G1M4EXrQ.) When I was a child, I heard these words spoken by a President who dared to dream; by a man who said we would be on the moon by the end of the decade. Many thought he … Continue reading

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