PAST ITEMS OF THE WEEK

20240610 Paul MacCready and the Gossamer Albatross - Keywords:MacCready Byran Allen AeroVironment Kremer Prize Condor/p>

20240603 Tommy Gold - Keywords:Cornell Bondi Hoyle Steady-State Lunar Dust /p>

20240527 The Surveyor Program - Keywords:Surveyor Lunar Orbiter Ranger Arthur C. Clarke Tommy Gold

20240520 The P-61 Black Widow - Keywords:P-61 Black Widow Northrop Night Fighter

20240513 Apollo Non-crewed - Keywords:Little Joe Big Joe Saturn Mercury Gemini Apollo

20240506 The P-47 Thunderbolt - Keywords:P-47 Thunderbolt Seversky Kartvelishvili 56th Fighter Group

20240429 Magellan Venus Orbiter - Keywords:Magellan Venus SAR

20240422 Igor and the Hoverfly - Keywords:Igor Sikorsky YR-4 Hoverfly Helicopter Burma Carter Harman

20240401 Frank Drake, Project Ozma, and SETI - Keywords:Frank Drake Drake Equation Project Ozma SETI Exoplanets

20240325 Albert Read and the Flight of the NC-4 - Keywords:Albert Read NC-4 Trans-Atlantic Elmer Stone Azores Coast Guard

20240318 Two Impo(r)tant Military Airplane Prototypes - Keywords:P-26 Peashooter Jesus Villamor P-80 Shooting Star Kelly Johnson Tony LeVier

20240311 Apollo 9 - Keywords:Apollo 9 James McDivitt David Scott Rusty Schweickart

20240304 Astronomers Learn When Things Go In Front of Other Things - Keywords:Eclipse Transit Einstein Helium Eddington Mariner 4 Rings Exoplanets Lensing

20240226 The 2024 Total Solar Eclipse - Keywords:2024 Total Solar Eclipse

20240219 The Bell UH-1 Iroquois Helicopter - Keywords:Bell Huey Iroquois Helicopter UH-1

20240212 Two Titans of the Manned Space Program - Keywords:Christopher Kraft Deke Slayton Mission Control Flight Director

20240205 Stardust - Keywords:81P/Wild 2 Aerogel Deep Impact NExT 103P/Hartley 9P/Tempel 1

20240129 Two Bad Air Days - Fifty Years Apart - Keywords:Sullenberger Skiles Miracle Hudson Holly Bopper Valens Jennings Music McLean Flight 320

20240122 Astronomy in Chile - Keywords:Chile Gilliss Calan Tololo CATA AURA NOIRLab Carnegie Vera Rubin Simonyi Magellan ESO ALMA

20240101 Summary of the 2024 ANNIVERSARIES AND BIRTHDAYS OF NOTE

20231218 Four Bravest Airmen - Keywords:Medal of Honor Maynard Smith Forrest Vosler Archibald Mathies Henry Erwin

20231211 The Most Recent Footstep - Mariner 2 Apollo 17 Gene Cernan Harrison Schmitt

20231120 Frank Borman - Keywords:Frank Borman Gemini 7 Apollo 8 Genesis Eastern Airlines

20231113 The Lonely Six - Keywords:Apollo Command Module Pilot Collins Gordon Roosa Worden Mattingly Evans

20231106 Buran versus the Space Shuttle - Keywords:Buran Space Shuttle Enterprise

20231030 Mariner 10 - Keywords:Mariner 10 Mercury Gravity Assist Guiseppe Colombo MESSENGER

20231023 The War of the Worlds - 1938 (And 1944 and 1949) - Keywords:H.G. Wells Orson Welles War of the Worlds Invasion Literature October 30, 1938 Santiago Quito Red Scare Oldfield Bedford

20231016 The First Voyage of Captain Cook - Keywords:Captain James Cook Endeavour Bark Resolution Point Venus Hawaii Pacific Tahiti New Zealand Mercury Bay

20231002 Ulysses - Over the Poles of the Sun - Keywords:Ulysses Sun Heliophysics Comet tails Gravity assist

20230918 Two Bad Days, Ten Years Apart - Keywords:Speed of Sound Mach 3 de Havilland DH 108 Apt X-2

20230904 Japan Bombs America - Keywords:Submarine I-25 Yokosuka E14Y Glen Nobuo Fujita Lookout Air Raids Forest Fire

20230828 A Tale of Two Defections - Keywords:Intelligence Akutan Zero No Kum-sok MiG-15 Viktor Belenko MiG-25

20230821 Christa McAuliffe and Barbara Morgan - Keywords:Christa McAuliffe Barbara Morgan Teacher in Space Challenger

20230814 Guion Had a Dream, Too - Keywords:Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Guion Bluford Jr. Nichelle Nichols Robert Henry Lawrence Jr.

20230807 WWII ETO Bombing 1943 - Part 2 - Keywords:Strategic bombing Schweinfurt Regensburg Juggle Black Thursday

20230717 WWII ETO Bombing 1943 - Part 1 - Keywords:Ploesti Halverson Operation Tidal Wave Smart Compton Ent Kane Johnson Wood Baker Jerstad

20230710 The Dash-80 - Keywords:Dash-80 Tex Johnston Boeing 707

20230703 Waist Gunner Benjamin Warmer - Keywords:Benjamin Warmer Waist Gunner B-17 Gerbini 99th Bomb Group 348th Bomb Squadron Navarin Field Algeria

20230612 Harriet Quimby - Keywords:Harriet Quimby Aeroplane Girl Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper Vin Fiz Queen of the Air

20230605 Midway Revisited - Keywords:Midway Yamamoto Kido Butai Misperceptions

20230529 Mars Express - Keywords:Mars 96 Mars Express Beagle II Mars is Hard MARSIS

20230522 Otto Lilienthal - Keywords:Otto Lilienthal Glider Wright Brothers George Cayley Fliegeberg

20230514 Hedgehog - Keywords:Hedgehog USS England Pendleton Williamson USS Raby USS George Mousetrap Weapon Alpha ASROC

20230410 Skylab - Keywords: Skylab Space Station

20230410 A Bad Day at Sunnyvale Golf Courser - Keywords: Moffett Sunnyvale USS Macon Bruce Mallibert P-3 Orion Convair 990 Galileo Flying Lab

20230327 Commercial Aviation's Worst Disaster - Keywords: Tenerife Canary Pan Am 1736 KLM 4805 583 Cockpit Resource Management

20230320 NASA's Project Ranger - Keywords: Ranger JPL ARPA Pickering Newell Jastrow Urey Swamp Castle

20230313 Jerrie Mock - Keywords: Geraldine Jerrie Mock 38 Charley Flying Housewife

20230306 Wally Schirra - Keywords: Wally Schirra Mercury Gemini 6A Apollo 7 Chris Kraft

20230227 The Battle of the Bismarck Sea - Keywords:Bismarck Sea Rabaul Guadalcanal Kenney Lae Pappy Gunn

20230220 The BIg Week - Keywords:Big Week Eighth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force D-Day Strategic Bombing

20230213 Chuck Yeager - Breaker of Barriers - Keywords:Chuck Yeager Glamorous Glennis Sound Barrier Hoover Boyd Ridley Bell X-1

20230206 Three Important Meteors-Meteorites - Keywords:Meteor Meteorite Sikhote-Alin Allende Chelyabinsk

20230130 A Tale of Two Schmidts - Keywords:Schmidt Bernhard Maarten 48” Palomar 200” quasar

20230123 Glenn Hammond Curtiss - Keywords:Glenn Hammond Curtiss Hammondsport Motorcycle June Bug Seaplane Jenny JN-4

20230116 The Real Robert Hogan Was a Hero Too - Keywords:Robert Hogan Heroes B-24 Big Week Stalag Offlag Daisy Mae 450th Bombardment Group

20230109 Thomas Stafford and the Stafford AIr & Space Museum - Keywords:Thomas Stafford Gemini 6 Apollo 10 Weatherford Oklahoma Apollo-Soyuz Test Project ASTP

20221218 The P-63 Kingcobra - Keywords:Bell Aircraft Company P-39 Airacobra P-63 Kingcobra Airacuda

20221212 What a Decade - Mariner 2 to Apollo 17 - Keywords: NACA IGY Mariner 2 Apollo 17 Gene Cernan Harrison Schmitt

20221205 Gerard Peter Kuiper - Keywords: Gerard Kuiper Yerkes McDonald Leiden Kuiper Airborne Observatory Miranda Nereid Kuiper Belt Lunar and Planetary Laboratory

20221121 Two Big Anniversaries But Only a LIttle Aviation and Space - Keywords: King Tut Tutankhamun Howard Carter Carnarvon Egypt Clarence King Great Diamond Hoax U.S. Geological Survey

20221114 Apollo 12, Surveyor 3, and the Steely-Eyed Missile Man - Keywords: Apollo 12 Surveyor 3 Conrad Bean Gordon John Aaron SCE to AUX

20221107 NASA Benefits Everyone! - Keywords: Tangible Semi-Tangible Intangible Benefits STEM Education Spin-offs

20221031 The Leviathan of Parsonstown - Keywords: Leviathan Parsonstown Earl Rosse M51 Spiral

20221024 The Battle of the Sibuyan Sea - Keywords: Sibuyan Sea Leyte Gulf Philippines Musashi

20221017 Pan Am Clipper FLying Boats - Keywords: Pan Am Clipper Flying Boats Sikorsky S-40 S-42 M-130 B-314 Juan Trippe Pacific Clipper

20221010 Cassini Mission - Keywords: Saturn Titan Pioneer 11 Voyager 1 Voyager 2 Cassini Huygens

20220808 Space Shuttle Enterprise and Nichelle Nichols - Keywords: Enterprise, OV-101, Nichelle Nichols, Roddenberry

20220801 Mars Science Laboratory, aka Curiosity - A Decade on Mars - Keywords: Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity, Gale Crater, Mt. Sharp, Sky Crane, Mohawk Guy, On the Red Planet

20220725 The United States Air Force at 75 - Keywords: U.S. Air Force Air Force Academy Donald Lopez

20220718 Landsat - Keywords:Landsat ERTS Earth Observing System EOS Earth Sciences Division

20220711 The Handshake in Space - Keywords:Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Handshake in Space Stafford Brand Slayton Leonov Kubasov

20220704 Mars Pathfinder - Keywords:Mars Pathfinder Sojourner Mariner Viking Mars Global Surveyor Internet

20220627 Tunguska and Impact Hazards - Keywords:Tunguska Chelyabinsk Chicxulub Impact Risk Meteor Crater DART Didymos Dimophos LICIACube NEOOP ATAP CNEOS

20220620 Georgia Ann Tiny Broadwick - Keywords:Georgia Ann Tiny Broadwick Parachute Aeronaut Charles Broadwick Glenn Martin

20220612 The Marshal Plan at 75 - Keywords:George C. Marshall Blackjack Pershing Army Chief of Staff Marshall Plan Secretary of State Secretary of Defense USS Marshall (SSBN-654)

20220606 D-Day Aviation - Keywords:D-Day Operation Overlord Eisenhower Normandy SHEAF

20220530 The Battle of Midway - Keywords:Midway Enterprise Yorktown Hornet Spruance Fletcher Yamamoto Kondo Nagumo Akagi Kaga Soryu Hiryu

20220523 Arthur Stanley Eddington and the Total Solar Eclipse of 1919 - Keywords:Arthur Stanley Eddington Einstein Called Shot Frank Dyson 1919 Total Solar Eclipse Gravitational Lensing

20220516 The Day We Dropped an H-Bomb on New Mexico - Keywords:Dr. Strangelove Broken Arrow Project Plowshare Operation Chrome Dome Project Gnome Project Chariot Project Carryall Rulison Rio Blanco Gasbuggy Fracking

20220509 The Berlin Blockade and Airlift - Keywords:Berlin Airlift Blockade C-54 Operation Vittles Tunner LeMay Bizonia Gail Halvorsen Candy Bomber Uncle Wiggly Wings

20220502 The Battle of the Coral Sea - Keywords:Lexington Yorktown Shokaku Zuikaku Shoho

20220425 The Great Debate of 1920 - Keywords:Great Debate National Academy of Science Smithsonian Institution Joseph Henry Harlow Shapley Heber Curtis spiral nebulae

20220418 Apollo 16 - Fifty Years Ago - Keywords:Apollo 16 John Young Charles Duke Ken Mattingly Anorthosite Descartes

20220411 MSgt Henry E. Erwin - Keywords:Henry “Red” Erwin Medal of Honor B-29 Phosphorus

20220404 Solar System Scale Models - Keywords:Solar System Scale Model Orrery Orreries Floorrery Planet Walk Westcliffe Silver Cliff

20220321 Animals and Flight Test - Keywords:B-58 Hustler Escape capsule Yogi Space animals

20220314 Venus, Dichotomy, and the Size of the Solar System - Keywords: Venus Dichotomy Size of the Solar System Kepler Transit of Venus

20220307 Thrill of Discovery and the Agony of Defeat - Keywords: Called Shot Io Volcanoes Peale Cassen Reynolds Uranus rings James Elliot KAO Lafayette Escadrille Phelps Collins

20220228 National Parks Dark Skies Programs - Keywords: Dark Skies Night Skies International Dark Sky Association IDSA International Night Sky Park Yellowstone National Park International Dark Sky Week

20220221 NASA Discovery Program - Keywords: Discovery Program NEAR Shoemaker Mars Pathfinder Lunar Prospector Stardust Genesis CONTOUR MESSENGER Deep Impact Dawn Kepler GRAIL InSight Lucy Psyche VERITAS DAVINCI

20220214 Two Important Military Aviation Days this Week - Keywords: Darwin Butch O’Hare Carrier Raids Rabaul

20220207 John Glenn - Keywords: John Glenn Project Mercury First American in Orbit Senator from Ohio Shuttle Mission Specialist

20220130 Explorer 1 - Keywords: Explorer 1 International Geophysical Year IGY IPY Lloyd Berkner James Van Allen Sputnik ABMA Vanguard

20220124 Giuseppe Piazzi and the Discovery of Ceres - Keywords: Giuseppe Piazzi Ceres Schröter Transit Titius Bode Gauss Celestial Police DAWN

20220117 CLyde Tombaugh - Keywords: Percival Lowell Clyde Tombaugh Pluto Blink Comparator

20220110 Betty, Amelia, Bill, and Chesley - Keywords: 20220110 Betty, Amelia, Bill, and Chesley

20220103 Johannes Kepler - Keywords: Copernicus Tycho Brahe Johannes Kepler Laws of Planetary Motion

20211220 The Flying Tigers - Keywords: Flying Tigers American Volunteer Group Claire Chennault

20211213 Calbraith Perry Rodgers and the Flight of the Vin Fiz - Keywords: Calbraith Perry Rodgers Vin Fiz transcontinental Armour

20211206 Pearl Harbor and its Aftermath - Keywords: Pearl Harbor Colin Kelly High Flight John Magee, Jr. Henry Elrod Jesus Villamor Jimmy Doolittle Buzz Wagner

20211122 Athelstan Spilhaus and Mars Pathfinder - Keywords: Athelstan Spilhaus Mars Pathfinder Sojourner rover bathythermograph Project Mogul Cartoon Rocks Mars Yard

20211115 First Non-tethered Balloon Ascension - Keywords: Montgolfier De Rozier d’Arlandes Charles Blanchard

20211108 The First Flight Over Antarctica - Keywords: Antarctica Captain Cook Ernest Shackleton George Hubert Wilkins Carl Eielson Lanphier

20211101 The H-4 Hercules aka the Spruce Goose - Keywords: Howard Hughes Spruce Goose Henry Kaiser Walt Disney Jack Wrather Evergreen Air & Space Museum

20211025 Mariner 9 - A Pivotal Mission - Keywords: Mariner 9 Mars Orbit Canals Olympus Mons Valles Marineris

20211018 Mars Odyssey - Keywords: Mars Odyssey TES GRS MARIE Thermal Infra-red

20211011 The James Webb Space Telescope - Keywords: Great Observatories James Webb Space Telescope

20211003 Triton - Keywords: Voyager 2 Uranus Herschel Neptune Adams Le Verrier Triton William Lassell Cantaloupe Geyser

20210927 Taking the High Ground in Fighting Wildfires - Keywords: Chicago Fire Peshtigo Fire Comet Biela Geographic Information Systems

20210830 Two Accomplishments at Saturns - Keywords:Pioneer 11 Voyager 1 Voyager 2 Saturn Titan Io “Called Shot” Peale, Cassen, Reynolds

20210823 Test Pilots and the Caterpillars - Keywords:John Macready Harold Harris Catalpa Caterpillar Crop Dusting Huff-Daland Parachute McCook Field

20210816 Inspired to Soar - Orville Wright and Gene Roddenberry - Keywords:Orville Wright Gene Roddenberry First Flight Starship Enterprise August 19, 2021 Nichelle Nichols Inspiration

20210802 Mars Meteorites, ALH 84001, and the Process of Scientific Inquiry - Keywords:Mars meteorite ALH 84001 Scientific Inquiry Hypothesis Theory

20210726 B-25 versus The Empire State Building - Keywords:New York City Cory Lidle Cirrus SR20 October 11, 2006 Beechcraft C-45F B-25 Mitchell LTC William F. Smith Empire State Building Betty Lou Oliver Elevator

20210719 The Amazing Pancho Barnes - Keywords:Thaddeus Lowe Civil War Ballooning Pancho Barnes Chuck Yeager The Happy Bottom Riding Club Edwards Air Force Base

20210712 General Billy Mitchell and the SMS Ostfriesland. - Keywords:Billy Mitchell Ostfriesland Air power Project B Bombing Test Court Martial

20210705 The Not-So-Notorius R.T.G. - Keywords:Transit 4A Radioisotope Thermal Generator Operation Morning Light Kosmos 954 Peltier-Seebeck Effect Thompson Effect

20210627 Birth of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keywords:Air Mail Act of 1925 Air Commerce Act of 1926 William MacCracken Bureau of Air Commerce Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 Civil Aeronautics Authority Civil Aeronautics Board Grand Canyon Crash United Flight 718 TWA Flight 2 Federal Aviation Agency Pete Quesada National Transportation Safety Board Transportation Safety Agency

20210621 Asteroid Day 2021 - Keywords:Asteroid Gaspra Ida Dactyl Mathilda Eros Itokawa Lutetia Vesta Toutatis Ryugu Bennu Lucy Psyche Zenghe Cantillo

20210614 Three Important Women in Aviation and Space Exploration - Keywords:Bessie Coleman Valentina Tereshkova Gigi Coleman Bykovski Cosmonaut Sally Ride First Woman in Space

20210607 June 8 - Anniversary Day in Flight Test - Keywords:Harold Harris Pressurized Cabin Lockheed XC-35 Boeing Stratoliner X-15 Scott Crossfield Joe Walker Al White Carl Cross XB-70A Valkyrie

20210530 A Very Special Green Giant - Keywords: Igor Sikorsky, helicopter, CH-3, HH-3E, Jolly Green Giant, Herbert Zehnder, trans-Atlantic, Operation Kingpin, Son Tay

20210524 Two Pivotal Moments in Space Exploration - Keywords:President Kennedy, JFK Speech, Sally Ride, Astronaut Group 8, Fisher, Lucid, Resnick, Seddon, Sullivan

20210517 Jim, Joe, and the Missing Man - Keywords: F-86, James Jabara, Joseph McConnell, Speed Holman, Korea

20210510 Skipping Stones, Sinking Ships, Busting Dams - Keywords: Finger Lakes Skip Bombing Pappy Gunn Battle of the Bismarck Sea Barnes Wallis Dam Busters Möhne Dam Eder Dam Sorpe Dam Guy Gibson

20210503 R.I.P. Michael Collins - Keywords: Michael Collins Apollo 11 National Air and Space Museum Director Carrying the Fire

20210426 May Day! May Day! May Day! - Keywords: Maynard Smith Snuffy Medal of Honor Richard Hetherington O’Kane USS Tang Francis Gary Powers U-2

20210412 Two Important WWII Combat Missions, Only a Year Apart - Keywords: Jimmy Doolittle B-25 Tokyo Raid “Frog Low” Nancheng Yamamoto Ugaki John Mitchell P-38 Lanphier Barber Holmes Hine

20210405 Two Important Launches, Twenty Years Apart - Keywords: Yuri Gagarin Silbervogel DynaSoar Space Shuttle STS-1 Columbia John Young Robert Crippen Yuri’s Night

20210329 Lady Be Good - Keywords: Lady Be Good Astaire Gershwin Broadway Movie B-24 Soluch Libya William Hatton Rod Serling King Nine Sol

20210322 Curtiss C-46 Commando - Keywords: Transport airplane C-46 Commando C-47 Over the Hump

20210315 Robert Goddard and the First Liquid-Fuel Rocket - Keywords: Robert Goddard Rocket Liquid Fuel

220210308 Uranus.pdf - Keywords: Uranus William Herschel James Elliot KAO Georgium Sidus

20210301 March 3 - Celebrate Pioneering Exploration and Discovery - Keywords:Alexander Graham Bell Period-Luminosity Relationship Henrietta Leavitt Cepheid Variable N.A.C.A. James Doohan Pioneer 4 Apollo 9 Pioneer 10

20210222 First Round-the-World Non-Stop Flight - Keywords:Round-the-World Non-Stop Macready Kelly Spaatz Eaker Halverson Quesada Question Mark B-50 Lucky Lady II

20210215 Transcontinental Air Travel after WWI - Two Pivotal Moments - Keywords:Air Mail Vin Fiz Billy Mitchell 1919 Transcontinental Reliability and Endurance Test 2021 Otto Praeger Jack Knight

20210208 Two Little-Known, but Significant, Military Events - Keywords:Operation Colossus Bernard Irwin Apache Pass Bascom Cochise Medal of Honor McCormick Tucson Ring

20210125 New Horizons - To Pluto and Beyond, with Style! - Keywords:New Horizons Pluto Alan Stern Charon Arrokoth KBO NASA Style

20210118 The Tuskegee Airmen - Keywords:Tuskegee Airmen Red Tails Theodore Lumpkin Charles McGee Benjamin Davis Thurgood Marshall

20210111 Aircraft Carrier Development - Two Key January Moments - Keywords:Aircraft Carrier Eugene Ely Curtiss Angled Deck Buell

20210104 Surveying With the Stars - Keywords:Parallax Trigonometry Henderson Bessel Struve parsec Aristarchus Eratosthenes

20201228 Deadly Cargo - Keywords:Deadly Cargo Bermuda Triangle Oxygen Generator Lithium-Ion Battery Li-ion

20201214 Phaethon and the Geminids - Keywords:3200 Phaethon Geminids Parent body Active Comet

20201207 Nancy Grace Roman and the OAO Program - Keywords:Nancy Grace Roman OAO HST Mother of Hubble

20201130 Ann Hodges - Meteorite Victim - Keywords:Ann Hodges Sylacauga meteorite Chelyabinsk Torino CNEOS

20201123 Mariner 4 - Keywords:Mariner 4 Mars atmosphere Occultation Experiment Radio Science

20201102 Bruce Peterson - The Real Six Million Dollar Man - Keywords:Bruce Peterson, Fred Haise, M2-F1, M2-F2, HL-10, NT-33A, Milt Thompson

20201109 The Immigrant, Actress, Inventor - Keywords:Actress Inventor Frequency-agile Jamming

20201116 Operation Paperclip - Keywords:Operation Paperclip Wernher von Braun V-2 Operation Overcast Osenberg Staver

20201026 The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands - Keywords:Santa Cruz Gus Widhelm Guadalcanal Hornet Enterprise Shokaku Zuikaku

20201019 Space Debris - Keywords:Space Debris Kessler Syndrome LEO Envisat SATFLARE

20200929 Roscoe Turner, Barnstormer, Air Racer, DFC Recipient - Keywords:Roscoe Turner Barnstorming Air Racer DFC Gilmore Flying Lion

20200921 Mathematics of Geostationary Orbit - Keywords:Geostationary Orbit Arthur Clarke Syncom Kepler’s Third LawCE

20200914 Lick Observatory - Keywords:Lick Observatory SCU Lightning Complex Fire Mt. Hamilton

20200907 Two NASA Spacecraft GRAIL LADEE - Keywords:GRAIL LADEE GRACE

20200831 OGO Comes Home - Keywords:Orbiting Geophysical Observatory OGO old satellite

20200824 Four Guadalcanal Heroes - Keywords:Smith, Carl, Galer, Mangrum, Guadalcanal

20200817 Spectroscopy - Fingerprints of Starlight - Keywords:Spectroscopy Spectrum Fraunhofer Red shift Doppler

20200810 The Importance of Space Utilization - Keywords:Explorer 1, Echo 1, TIROS 1, reconnaissance, meteorology, communications

20200803 Mars is Hard - Keywords:Mars, mission, element, batting average

20200727 Three Mars Missions - Keywords:Mars, Launch, Hope, Tianwen-1, Mars 2020, Perseverance

20200720 TheRoughneckBarnstormer - Keywords:Roughneck, Barnstormer, Lariat, Wiley Post, Winnie Mae, Will Rogers

20200713 White Sands Missile Range at 75 - Keywords:White Sands, missile, Goddard, V-2, Trinity

20200706 Jim Zimbelman 2020 Gilbert Award - Keywords:Zimbelman, Gilbert Award, GSA, 2020

20200629 Wallops Flight Facility at 75 - Keywords:Wallops, Wallops Flight Facility, sounding rocket, LADEE

20200615 Rockets Sub to Shore - Keywords:Eugene, Fluckey, submarine, USS Barb, torpedo, rocket

20200608 Venus - Keywords: Venus, volcanism, climate change, lander, Glenn Extreme Environments

20200525 The Star of Gladness - Keywords: navigation, Polynesian, Hokule’a, Star of Gladness

20200427 Marconi and Fessenden - Keywords: Marconi, Fessenden, wireless, Belmar Station

20200420 L'Aigle Meteorite - Keywords: L'Aigle, Biot, meteorite, extraordinary claim, extraordinary evidence

20200413 HarlanSmith - Keywords: Harlan Smith, McDonald Observatory, Star Date, Harlan’s Globetrotters

20200323 Great Observatories - Keywords:Great Observatories Hubble Space Telescope Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory Chandra X-ray Observatory Spitzer Space Telescope Yerkes Observatory

20200316 Neil Armstrong and Gemini 8- Keywords:Neil Armstrong Gemini 8 F4F Panther X-15 Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

20200309 Alan Bean Moonwalker and Artist - Keywords:Alan Bean Apollo 12 Surveyor 3 Space Artist The Hammer and the Feather Public Outreach

20200304 Balloon Bomb at Gearhart Mountain - Keywords: Fu-Go balloon bombs Gearhart Mountain Elsye Mitchell Julia Gardner

20200120 The Silent Service - Part 2 - Keywords: DeForest Kelley James Dempsey Edward L. Beach

20200106 Benny Bass - Keywords:Bass Galbraith Connolly Mang Olympics Rope

20191125 SinkingoftheIJNShnano - Keywords:Shinano Archerfish DeForest Kelley The Silent Service connections

20191125 The Silent Service - Part 1 - Keywords:Enright Shinano Archerfish Silent Service

20191014 Al Hibbs - The Voice of JPL - Keywords:Al Hibbs JPL Feynman Walford Roulette Costume Parties