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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

Anthropology · Ethiopia · Paleontology · Science

November 24, 1973 – Lucy the Australopithecus was Discovered

Hi all, JenniSlice here, wife of shigles and friend of littlesparksoflife2. I decided to swing by and make an appearance. I, too, am a fan of history and today’s Google Doodle caught my attention! They were celebrating 41 years since Lucy the Australopithecus was discovered in Ethiopia by paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson. Paleoanthropology¬†is a combination of… Continue reading November 24, 1973 – Lucy the Australopithecus was Discovered