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Opinion L.A.Up, up and away … aaand gone. Thirty years is an eon in the Space Age, and the eon has just ended with the final flight, the final landing of the space shuttle. The space shuttle was about making the......
Sentinel Staff WritersTwo months ago, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski ascended Mount Everest, carrying a lunar rock brought back by the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon 40 years ago tomorrow. Along the way, he endured hardships like those experienced by Neil...
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Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelEverybody knows the Apollo program ended with Apollo 17. OK, everybody old enough to have been sentient at the time or at least have read the history. Three more moon missions were planned, but cut to make room for the space truck Space Shuttle that...
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Mike ThomasTITUSVILLE — This city never wanted the space program. Fifty years later, Titusville is getting its wish. The shuttle is ending, Constellation is canceled, the city is dying, and there is no Buck Rogers from Washington coming to the rescue. "I...
Rockledge, Fla.: George Silver, 78, died of lung cancer at his home in Rockledge, Florida, on March 30, 2011. He was born July 10, 1932, to Charles and Bertha (Peterson) Silver near Ipswich, South Dakota. He graduated from Leola High School, Class of...
Joseph Gavin, a retired president of the New York aerospace company Grumman who headed its Apollo lunar module program in the 1960s, died Oct. 31 at his home in Amherst, Mass. He was 90. Gavin's death was announced in a statement issued by Los Angeles-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhenever you hear a politician start a sentence with, "If we can put a man on the moon ... ," grab your wallet. For years, Democrats, enthralled by the cargo cult of the Kennedy presidency, have used the moon landing as proof that no big government...
KIAHForty years to the day after man rocketed to the moon, model rockets were flying over Discovery Green in downtown Houston to commemorate that historic day. "We hope to encourage the young people to get involved in science and math and go on to fly...
All The RageJockey International Inc. has documented that the first pair of its men's brief-style underpants was sold at Marshall Field & Co. in Chicago on Jan. 19, 1935. And, although it is undocumented, it's more than likely that the first wedgie......
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