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Entries by James M. Clash from 07/2012

World Record Holding Sky Diver Talks Free Fall

| Posted 07.05.2012 | Travel

"At about 90,000 feet, I reached more than 600 miles per hour. The altimeter on my wrist was unwinding very rapidly, but there was no sense of speed."

Apollo 11 Flight Director Gene Krantz Explains How To Park On The Moon

| Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel

Stout and brawny and still looking like a marine drill instructor at 78, Krantz set the record straight for me.

Sir Roger Bannister On The Olympics And Oxford's Runners

| Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel

If you can't wind down, your blood pressure suddenly drops. I did a momentary blackout. It was only a matter of seconds, but it was adequate proof I'd done the best I could.