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16 July: Apollo 11 lifts off

Who can forget this? 16 July 1969. Very cool slo mo. Imagine what this would have been like with today’s tech? Still.. it is simply awesome. Saturn V!

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Com-moon-ion

From the Daily Mail: Revealed: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion on the MOON (but NASA kept it secret) Former astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin may have been the second man to walk on the moon, but he was the first – … Continue reading

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20 July 1969: “The Eagle has landed.”

I remember watching this as if it were yesterday. Pres. Obama has destroyed our space program and sold our collective imagination. November 2012. From Bill Bennett’s American Patriot’s Daily Almanac: “The Eagle has landed.” On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 … Continue reading

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The arrant thief, giver of memories

The summers of my youth were intense rites of watching minor league ball games with my grandfather, bare-backed horses, swimming, crackling buzzing nights with chess pieces and a short-wave radio over the sound of distant trains.  Summers were given to … Continue reading

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