Astronaut Jim Lovell Tells How He Dealt With Fear Aboard Apollo 13

 Posted by on 2016-06-26 at 00:03  moon, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Astronaut Jim Lovell Tells How He Dealt With Fear Aboard Apollo 13
Jun 262016
 

Of all the men and women who have been to space, James Lovell is the only one to have visited the moon twice without setting foot on it. Aboard Apollo 8, his crew became the first to orbit the moon on Christmas eve 1968, a scheduled operation.

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 Posted by on 2010-12-20 at 16:34  Editorial  Comments Off on lunatic
Dec 202010
 

[brought to you by an upcoming eclipse..]

For us, it has always been. Equally, it has remained a focal point for emotions like desire and longing, that poets and playwrights throughout human history have visited this place of false light. On its face (or within) would giants seek even the tiniest snippet of inspiration. Its spheroid body hangs lazily, its illumination is both weak and borrowed, void of any warmth. Even still, the moon rocks. Never you mind that pun, weary web-traveler. I’m just a hopeless fan of a stupid rock.

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