Gemini Space Program

As with much of history, it’s the untold stories that are interesting and provide additional insight into specific points in our past.

The Gemini program of NASA was the two man capsule follow-on to Project Mercury (which launched the first American into space).

There were many differences between Project Mercury and the

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Lunar Meteorites

Astronomy is one of the most exciting sciences due to numerous celestial phenomena that are simply awesome and beautiful to see. Not only that, the universe as a whole is a mysterious fact that may never be fully explained by science. There are new discoveries such as the existence of distant galaxies and …

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NASA Space Program

Impossible. That's what the 2009 Augustine committee reported about prospects for NASA's human exploration of space, at least for the next seven years. NASA's budget issues remain at the top of the list holding humans from space but the same future may not hold true for its robots.

Two recent robot adventurers,

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Telescope Space

Gather information about the hubble space telescope. What is the advantage of this telescope over the telescop

Gather information about the hubble space telescope. What is the advantage of this telescope over the telescopes mounted on earth? What celestial bodies did this telescope picture so far?, my subject is earth science, ineed a …

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Mirrors, Prisms & Holders

Grinding an 8" Mirror

How do you know when your mirrors are at the proper position?

Like when driving in a sedan. What do you need to look for when having your mirrors in correct position.

Side mirrors are properly adjusted when you can see the adjacent lane, and only a …

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Apollo Autographs

I began collecting autographs about 35 years ago, and didn't even know it. I was fresh out of art college and living in New Jersey. On a trip to New York City, I wandered into the Phyllis Lucas gallery and saw a signed Salvador Dali. A few hundred dollars later, I walked away …

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Meteorite From Texas

Where can I find a meteorite in Texas?

I am in college and I have a project due in a month 1/2. My project was to collect space dust from meteor showers and observe the composition. I rather one up it and find an actual meteorite. Is there a specific place in …

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Crosshair Telescope

You've just got yourself a new rifle scope, fitted it and let me guess...for some reason your shots are landing nowhere near the crosshairs?

Sadly there's more to rifle scope sharp shooting than just plonking the scope on the rifle and forever after shooting like an SAS sniper! You have to "zero" it.…

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Kids Beginners

where do i find FREE beginners online piano lessons for kids?

im a kid (11 years old) and i have a powerplay piano&more toy. im interested in playing piano

Here are some that I found. Some of them offer a few lessons for free then ask for money to continue. If you go …

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Hyperion Eyepiece

Should i get this beade Hyperion eyepiece?

i have a 1200mm dob with a 25mm eyepiece, and i want to get around 150x magnification. should i get this eyepiece?

http://www.agenaastro.com/Baader-Hyperion-Eyepiece-8mm-p/e-bp-hyp-8.htm

or a 3x barlow lens for the 25mm

http://www.telescope.com/control/product/~category_id=barlows/~pcategory=accessories/~product_id=08706/~sSearchSession=51ef296a-5570-4cf4-b209-33010e1c025a

can you be specific in pros and cons of each option? i heard that …

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