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January 28, 1986 – NASA Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes After Launch

My prayer is that I honor these brave men and women who I have held dear to me these last 30 years. “Space, the final frontier… to boldly go where no man has gone before” – Star Trek This is the first history blog post that I was a witness to. I was in high school… Continue reading January 28, 1986 – NASA Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes After Launch

Germany · Modern Marvels · Nazi · Rockets · Russia · Second World War · United States

November 16, 1945 – German Rocket Scientists arrive in the United States

What kid, growing up, does not want to be an astronaut? When I was a teen, I fell in love with James Michener’s novel Space, and I needed to learn more about these German scientists. Since that day, one of my heroes has been Wernher Magnus Maximilian, Freiherr von Braun. Wernher von Braun discover the… Continue reading November 16, 1945 – German Rocket Scientists arrive in the United States