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Nation, John Glenn to Mark 50th Anniversary of First U. S. Human Orbital Mission

February 13th, 2012

  Mercury astronaut John Glenn, an accomplished Marine Corps aviator with deep Midwestern roots and a winning smile, became the first American to circle the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962. Now 90, Glenn plans to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic flight in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, which served then […]

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Book Review: Voyages of Discovery – The Missions of the Space Shuttle Discovery

March 19th, 2011

Voyages of Discovery – The Missions of the Space Shuttle Discovery by Robert A. Adamcik; Apogee Prime; Canada; $24.95 (soft cover); 2010. As NASA’s space shuttle program rolls to full stop, the missions performed by each of the orbiters have been truly stunning. The author of this book has pulled together an impressive account of […]

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