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Space History 1965-03-18 – 1st Spacewalk and Near-Death Experience

March 18, 1965 –  Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov – First Spacewalk, Voskhod 2 flight Looking back on history we have the perspective of knowing how the Space Race all turned out. We know that the U.S. won the race to the … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Program Commemorative Coins Now Available

As the Space Shuttle Program comes to an end (as of this writing, only two more launches left), program collectibles are starting to gain interest and value. Relics from the Space Shuttle Program are now making their way to space … Continue reading

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Space Race Quiz – Which Astronaut Spent the Most Time in Lunar Orbit?

Our Space-Race Quiz today involves astronauts in lunar orbit. As you probably know, only 24 people ever have flown to the moon – all U.S. Astronauts during the Apollo program. Which Astronaut Spent the Most Time in Lunar Orbit? Come … Continue reading

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Space History – Abandon In Place – Apollo 1

January 27, 1967 Cape Canaveral Florida, Launch Complex 34 – The Apollo 1 Fire The plan was to land a man on the moon and return him safely to the Earth before the sixties ended – and we were well … Continue reading

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Space History – First Humans to see Lunar Farside

Cape Canaveral, Dec 21 1968 – Apollo 8 launched from Space Launch Complex 39 on this day in Space History, and was a pivotal mission in the race to place the first man on the Moon. The previous mission – … Continue reading

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Space History – Apollo VII and Space Mutiny

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NASA Quiz 005 Answer – Ares I Payload

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NASA Quiz 005 – What Payload was the Ares I Rocket designed to launch into space?

NASA Quiz 005 – What Payload was the Ares I Rocket designed to launch into space? Continue reading

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Space History – So You’ve Got A Bad Boss

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NASA Quiz 004 ANSWER- Who was the first to walk in space?

NASA Quiz 004 ANSWER- Who was the first to walk in space? Continue reading

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