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So Long 2012 … A Quick Look Back At The Past Year

Its that time of the year again … the last hours of this year are dwindling fast … the end of the year is near.   Outside my window the snow has finally fallen, being whipped around in the wind, while at this moment friends in Australia are already three hours into the New Year…

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Because We Can Use A Smile – NASA Johnson Style

OK, we’ve all seen the awful parody’s of Psy’s Gangnam Style video, including parody’s feature Psy himself, but what we haven’t seen is a Parody for use AvGeeks and SpaceGeeks.   Admittedly I am far more of an AvGeek than a SpaceGeek, but that doesn’t mean I don’t love most things having to do with NASA…

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What Does The Future Hold For Young Airplane Geeks?

The other day my seven year old son, Max, asked me why I can’t take him on the Concorde. When I explained to him that Concorde had been retired in November 2003 I was met with the follow up question enquiring why there were supersonic jets when I was a kid, but none while he…

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You Must Watch This … Now : We Stopped Dreaming

The heavens, man has looked up to them since the dawn of time. It is with great wonderment that children lay on the ground and dream of going into outer space, walking on the moon visiting a foreign planet.   The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has built dreamers since its creation in 1958.…

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Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Landing

It’s the end of an era for NASA, as Space Shuttle Discovery, the oldest Space Shuttle, makes her final landing. Today, at 11:57:17am EST, one minute ahead of schedule, Space Shuttle Discovery’s main landing gear touched down on Runway 15, at the Shuttle Landing Facility, at the Kennedy Space Center, ending the Shuttle’s 27-year flying…

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