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Curiosity…

No, not the Mars rover.  Though the Curiosity rover is a brilliant example of the result of the pure curiosity that drives so many.  Curiosity, that drive to understand the unknown and  unseen.  From wind, rain, and thunder to what … Continue reading

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Fly Me to the Moon

July 20th of this year will mark the 44th anniversary of of the first time that man landed and walked on the surface of the moon.  Three years and a few months after that remarkable day, Apollo 17 left the … Continue reading

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Explorers Lost

We seem to have forgotten that exploration has always been part of our culture.  I am not just referring to the American idea of Manifest Destiny, but to humanity as a whole.  There has not been a culture in existence that hasn’t strived to … Continue reading

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Have We Forgotten Space?

July 9th 2011 was the last space shuttle flight, an seeming end to the American space program.  I remember watching it on TV, thinking that this was the end of an era for the world.  Thinking that with the fall … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

I have spent the past week or so contemplating where I will be going to grad school in a few months.  And while this is a very important thought process, my brain decided to take this time and go off … Continue reading

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Space, the Forgotten Frontier

Nearly 50 years ago (Feb. 20) John Glen became the first American to orbit the earth, less than one year behind Yuri Gagarin who was the first man in space.  It has been 43 years since Armstrong walked on the … Continue reading

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