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December 17 – Eyes Turned Skyward

On This Day in Time, 112 years ago – on December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright successfully took to the skies, albeit briefly, in their self-built Wright Flyer 1.  This event marks the first powered, man-controlled and sustained flight… Continue Reading →

December 13 – Apollo 17: The Last to Walk on the Moon

When the crew of Apollo 17 rocketed into space at 12:33 a.m. on December 7, 1972, the American space program was riding high on the success of five previous lunar landings.  At that point, it seemed that nothing was beyond the… Continue Reading →

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