Last week was my first full week of my sophomore year of college and thus, as you can probably imagine, pretty busy. As busy as I was, though, I still found the time to honor two prominent historical anniversaries.
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By: Robert Z. Pearlman
Published: 09/05/2012 07:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com
Freedom 7, NASA's first spacecraft to launch an astronaut into space, has ...
Neil Armstrong represented all that was the ideal in our time. I'll never forget watching those grainy images that night, as Armstrong jumped off the ladder of the lander onto the surface of the moon.
Alan Shepard became the first American in space, twenty-three days after Russian Yuri Gagarin had orbited the earth. The flight was history-making.
HISTORY.COM/THE HUFFINGTON POST - From Cape Canaveral, Florida, Navy Commander Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 s...
From the start, exploring space was all about the race, the competition between two superpowers, each flexing their nation's brains and brawn. Who wou...
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