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All journeys begin with a single step. In terms of the United States’ international efforts in space, that first step actually started with two launches conducted this week in spaceflight history. The first part of the mission lifted off atop the venerable Russian Soyuz-U booster from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The second part of the crew roared […]
Forty-six years ago today on May 18, 1969, the crew of Apollo 10 lifted off from Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center for what NASA described as “a dress rehearsal for the first Moon Landing.” On board the Apollo Command Module, named Charlie Brown, were commander Thomas Stafford, lunar module pilot Eugene Cernan, and command module […]
BOSTON, MA – (Nov. 21, 14) An extremely rare and highly-desirable flown oversize American flag, carried into lunar orbit aboard Apollo 10 in May 1969, sold for $54,412 on Thursday according to Massachusetts-based RR Auction.