My World

Neil Armstrong Rocket Ship

A graduate of Purdue University, Armstrong studied aeronautical engineering; his college tuition was paid for by the U. S. Navy under the Holloway Plan. He became a midshipman in 1949 and a naval aviator the following year. He saw action in the Korean War, flying the Grumman F9F Panther from the aircraft carrier USS Essex. InRead more

Every Day

Space Storm Galaxy Secret Star

A player runs a space ship loaded with different weapons. The ship can fly both vertically and horizontally within the borders of the game screen. At the beginning of each level the space is empty but during the flight certain enemy ships and obstacles appear on the screen. Enemies can fly freely on the screenRead more

Outer Space

Apollo 13 Mission Control Spokane

According to the standard Apollo crew rotation, the prime crew for Apollo 13 would have been the backup crew for Apollo 10 with Mercury and Gemini veteran Gordon Cooper in command, Donn F. Eisele as CMP and Edgar Mitchell as LMP. Deke Slayton, NASA’s Director of Flight Crew Operations, never intended to rotate Cooper andRead more

Starry Space

Gliese 876 Location in Constellation of Aquarius

Gliese 876 is a red dwarf approximately 15 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Aquarius. It is the one of the closest known stars to the Sun confirmed to possess a planetary system and the fifth closest such system known to consist of multiple planets (after Wolf 1061, Kapteyn’s Star, Tau Ceti andRead more