In 1959, Morehead Planetarium director Tony Jenzano phoned NASA, proposing that Morehead Planetarium provide critical training to astronauts. His follow-up letter dated in October of that year did the trick and the first NASA representatives and astronauts visited and began training in January of 1960. 90 kata lagi
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Last week I saw the quote – in today’s society, we have to continuously grow, accelerate and innovate in order to keep up. Growing up, I thought I’d have met ‘the one’ by the age of 20, I’d be married at 25, have children soon after, know exactly what career I’d love by 21, and I thought university would be the only option if I wanted my dream career. 709 kata lagi
I was having a conversation with a friend one night and the subject of space flight came up, particularly its importance and what kind of impact it’s had on the world and the environment. 3.425 kata lagi
Why am I doing this?
I’ve often asked myself this question regarding astronomy—not in an exasperated sense, but in an attempt to understand what about astronomy compels me to load up a vehicle with heavy-ish equipment and drive away from “civilization,” spending many (frequently uncomfortable) nighttime hours in pursuing faint smudges of light before tearing the heavy gear down and making a tired drive home. 4.057 kata lagi