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At the #NASAtweetup for the Last Shuttle Launch

Imagine a dark haired little girl of not quite four years old, playing outside in a cotton dress in the warm dusk of July 30, 1969, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Me and my little sister, Geri, in New Mexico, where I recall being called in to witness man’s first steps on the moon. Photo: Joanne [...]

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Dad, the Apollos and the End of Space Shuttle Era Sadness

I can’t even recall a time that I wasn’t cognisant of the fact that I lived in a country that actively pioneered space exploration. I remember sitting on wicker hassock in my Dad’s study, as a child and asking lots of questions. Dad would light his pipe, lean back in his big red chair, blow [...]

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