Tuesday Mar 11
Spacesuits and moon notes from Apollo 11 among the stars at Bonhams Space History Sale
Bonhams Space History sale on April 8 will feature nearly 300 fascinating artifacts related to decades of international space exploration, including genuine spacesuits, critical flight items from the famed Apollo 11 mission, lunar-flown American flags, rare photographs and astronauts' personal effects.
Air & Space
V2 Camera Views of Earth,1946
This view of the STS-121 Space Shuttle liftoff on July 4, 2006 was recorded by a camera fixed to one of Discovery's solid rocket boosters.
On the Moon Landing, Nixon Was Prepared For A Worst-Case Scenario
From the Daily Mail , a fascinating historical document that I had never seen before: in July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon for the first time.
Ben Griffiths: Space sector could give a valuable boost to the nascent economic recovery
Tales of space exploration have always had the ability to capture the imagination, from Neil Armstrong's historic 'one small step' on the surface of the moon to the adrenaline-fuelled rescue of Apollo 13. That mission's commander, astronaut Jim Lovell - who was portrayed by Tom Hanks in the Hollywood film - held an audience of some 700 in the palm ... (more)
I've got to tell you, I am completely nutty about outer space. From...
I've got to tell you, I am completely nutty about outer space. From Close Encountersa at the movies, to Mary Doria Russell's incredible book The Sparrow , to star-gazing on the beach at night, I am enthralled by the sheer majesty and scope of the universe.