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Pangborn And Herndon’s Big Adventure

We know the significance of Charles Lindbergh and The Spirit of St. Louis in aviation history. By any account, the first nonstop, solo air journey from North America to Europe was an incredible feat. However, there was still one more, … Continue reading

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Being Alone

While I wrote about the Apollo 17 mission the other day, I thought about command pilot Ronald Evans, the astronaut who was left behind in lunar orbit while his partners decended to the surface of the Moon.  Evans spent about … Continue reading

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The Tungaska Event

People enjoy complicated, mysterious explanations of why and how things happen.  In a more reasonable way of seeing a phenomenon, is in the use of Occam’s Razor.  That is, a scientist or person should first try simpler hypotheses before advancing … Continue reading

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