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1968: The Year Christmas Meant the Moon
Author, "The Guest Room"
Forty-seven years ago tonight, December 24th, the three astronauts from the Apollo 8 mission to the moon were approaching the lunar sunrise. Yes, it was Christmas Eve. In the United States, it was nighttime. It was 1968.
The Artist and the Astronaut by Bruce Helander
Member, Florida Artists Hall of Fame, Former Editor-in-Chief, ...
Earthrise: A Mythic Image for Our Time?
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.
Professor, Writer, Depth Psychologist
We tend to think of myth as a lie or as an outdated explanation for a mystery long since cleared up by science. But as a host of mythologists, writers and storytellers have observed, myth is actually a framework of meaning.
Considering Perception: Robert Irwin and James Turrell
Author, Art Writer
Many years ago, in a land far, far away, two young men set off on a journey to portray the experience of perception.
On the Anniversary of Apollo 8
Reader in American history, University of Southampton
Mars has been restored to the reachable horizons of human spaceflight. Millionaire financier and engineer Dennis Tito has announced a plan to launch a middle-aged married couple on a flyby mission to the planet in early January 2018, returning them to Earth a year and a half later.
"God Bless All of You on the Earth"
John W. Whitehead
Attorney, President of The Rutherford Institute, and author of...
On December 21, 1968, the Apollo 8 spaceship blasted its way through the earth's atmosphere to begin the first U.S. mission to orbit the moon. During the ninth lunar revolution, the astronauts read the story of creation from the Bible.
Final Shuttle Landing Brings Memories of Apollo Astronauts
James M. Clash
"As I stepped up onto the ladder, I looked back at Earth in all its splendor -- I call it sitting on God's front porch looking home -- then down at my last footprint and realized, 'Hey, I'm not coming this way again.'"
Forty Years Later Still Not One Planet
Charles Karel Bouley
Entertainer, author, broadcaster, comic, satirist, singer, dog...
Maybe it's time we stop looking in our churches, in our White House or on our TV for answers and start remembering that we've got
world. Make the best of it.
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