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Entries by Zoe P. Strassfield from 07/2011

Challenge of the Super Scientists!

| Posted 07.01.2011 | College

I started to wonder if I hadn't suddenly fallen into a comic book...

Robots Invade D.C.!

| Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Don't be alarmed, they weren't robots from other planets sent to conquer Earth. In fact, it's the other way around.

Space History in DC -- 11 Hours in the Air and Space Museum

| Posted 07.13.2011 | College

The actual lunar spacesuits with traces of moondust still on them give me the chills. And how they're presented in such a dark, quiet case -- you really do feel like you're looking through to watch astronauts walking on the moon.

Counting My Blessings

| Posted 07.20.2011 | College

I think there's a very good chance that John Glenn was the first astronaut whose name I ever learned. So getting to hear him speak was an exceedingly memorable moment.

Space History in DC -- Catch a Falling Star

| Posted 07.28.2011 | College

Okay, so now on to what I came for in the first place -- the meteorites! Touchable meteorites always get me excited, because those hunks of stone and iron are the oldest things it's possible to touch -- the ancient leftovers of the formation of our solar system.

Space History in DC -- Better the Second Time

| Posted 07.29.2011 | College

Between the 11 hours on my first weekend, various visits after work, and coming after-hours to see the Glenn lecture, the National Air and Space Museum now felt like familiar territory.