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Meanwhile, just outside of the Moonwalker’s peripheral vision…

Meanwhile, just outside of the Moonwalker’s peripheral vision…

There’s Buzz at the office about #Apollo45

There’s Buzz at the office about #Apollo45

Explorations In Time Apollo 11

Explorations In Time Apollo 11

We are go for Mission Office Apollo 45.

We are go for Mission Office Apollo 45.

Follow along on this 45 year lagged news feed of the Apollo 11 Mission.

The holographic cover of National Geographic from December 1988, featuring a shattered glass Earth. We were concerned we might not be able to repair the damage we’d done to fragile ecosystems. Good thing we figured that out a quarter century ago, or we’d be in a tough fix now.

Happy Independence Day! 
On this day in space exploration history in 1997 the Pathfinder Mars lander bounced across the surface of the red planet on its airbags, and prepared to deploy the Sojourner Rover.

Happy Independence Day!

On this day in space exploration history in 1997 the Pathfinder Mars lander bounced across the surface of the red planet on its airbags, and prepared to deploy the Sojourner Rover.

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The International Space Station passes nearly overhead.

Meanwhile, that beautiful orbiting outpost is moving at 17,500 miles per hour, hosting a crew of 6, traversing our tiny world every 90 minutes.

Want to catch a glimpse of the ISS yourself? Sign up for NASA’s “Spot The Station" notification list, which alerts you of precisely when and where the ISS will pass overhead, wherever you may be!

The ISS offers spectacular views of Earth, and now, thanks to the new HDEV installment, you can share in these views as well :)

I use the ISS Detector android app to give me warnings of impending flyovers and navigational assistance to spot the station.

The International Space Station passes nearly overhead.

Freshly epoxied motor mount to rebuild the 5 inch tube finned crayon that cato’ed last summer.

Freshly epoxied motor mount to rebuild the 5 inch tube finned crayon that cato’ed last summer.