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Fly Me to the Moon – on Apollo 11
August 23, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: jlcwalker This weekend, “Fly me to the Moon” – the first animated film created in 3D – debuts in the Wortham IMAX Theatre. The movie follows the story of three flies as they board the famous Apollo 11 space shuttle and blast off to the moon. The “flyboys” (complete with tiny space suits […]

Looking Back…
July 18, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occurred the week of July 18th… photo credit: disoculated On July 19, 1963, Joe Walker flew a North American X-15 to a record height of 347,800 feet. Under international convention, this constitutes spaceflight. He was also the first man to fly into space twice. Joe Walker’s […]



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