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Visiting America’s Space Port

“I admit it: I’m a space geek. I’m raising my kids to be space geeks. But I seem to be in a shrinking minority. Over the course of the last forty years, we’ve somehow lost the romance of space flight.”

Wayne Franklin takes us with him on a journey into space geekdom as he visits Florida’s Kennedy Space Center…

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The Space Shuttle: A True Southern Belle

As of the writing of this post, the shuttle Atlantis is climbing higher into orbit for the final flight of the Space Transportation System. While the decisions and the funding that brought the shuttle to bear on America’s space explorations came from Washington, she is no doubt a Southern girl at heart.

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