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Demo-2’s Rescheduled Launch

Starting at 10:00 this morning, I’ll be watching NASA Live’s coverage of the rescheduled Demo-2 launch. That’s 10:00 this morning in Minnesota. It’ll be 15:00 UTC. The launch itself will, if all goes well and weather permits, be at 2:22 … Continue reading

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Another Small Step: Demo-2

I started watching NASA’s streaming video coverage of the Demo-2 launch Wednesday noon. I’d have kept watching for the next three hours or so. But Wednesday afternoon is when I spend an hour at Eucharistic adoration. Interested as I am … Continue reading

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“One Small Step” in a Long Journey

“A journey of a thousand li starts with a single step.” (“Tao Te Ching,” Laozi) “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” (Neil Armstrong) I figure the journey to Earth’s moon began when someone looked … Continue reading

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Apollo 11, 50 Years Later

Apollo 11’s Lunar Module reached Mare Tranquillitatis fifty years ago this month. I remember hearing Neil A. Armstrong announce the landing site’s name: “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” A few hours later, Armstrong opened the Lunar Module’s … Continue reading

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