Daily Archives: 02.07.2019

NASA Launches Orion Crew Capsule on Milestone In-Flight Abort Test

An Orion test article launching atop a refurbished Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missile solid rocket motor on the Ascent Abort-2 flight test, 2 July 2019 from Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo: Alan Walters / AmericaSpace.com The sun wasn’t the only spectacular sight seen rising over Florida’s ‘Space Coast’ this morning, as NASA just ...

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Reviews: Apollo 11 in graphic detail

Apollo by Matt Fitch, Chris Baker, and Mike Collins SelfMadeHero, 2018 hardcover, 176 pp., illus. ISBN 978-1-910593-50-9 US$24.99 Moonbound: Apollo 11 and the Dream of Spaceflight by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm Hill and Wang, 2019 paperback, 256 pp., illus. ISBN 978-0-374-53791-3 US$19.95 The upcoming 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 has generated recollections and reexaminations of the mission across a wide range of ...

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