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Why This Canadian Space Blogger Wrote A Book On NASA’s Origins
Q&A with Amy Shira Teitel on 'Breaking the Chains of Gravity'
How the Stage was Set for the Satellite Race
The United States was shocked by Sputnik’s launch on October 4, 1957, but it maybe shouldn’t have been. Just like … Continued
The Manned Orbiting Laboratory the Air Force Failed to Launch
At 8:50 on the morning of November 3, 1966, a Titan III C missile lifted off from launch complex 40 … Continued
The space plane that wasn’t: everything you never needed to know about Dyna-Soar
A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk at NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Centre about one of my all-time favourite … Continued
Here’s What the Beginnings of Spaceflight Looked Like in the 1950s
For a small, remote site in the desert with a modest staff, the High Speed Flight Station saw some incredible advances in aviation's that ultimately led to spaceflight.
Getting The X-15 Up To Speed
The first X-15 was rolled of North American Aviation’s facilities on October 15, 1958 to great fanfare. Vice President Richard … Continued