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space travel

Are we there yet? Dr. John Kappelman discusses Africa and the human evolutionary journey at HMNS
May 6, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

In the history of mankind, there have been three major migrations: two of these happened a long time ago, and one (of the “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” type) happened in our own lifetime.  About 1.8 million years ago, hominids we call Homo erectus ventured outside Africa, wandering into Europe […]

Final Frontier: Free Lecture Series at Rice University
April 14, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

From Dr. David Alexander, Rice Professor of Physics and Astronomy and creator of the Space Frontiers Lecture series: Yuri Gagarin This month celebrates a number of notable anniversaries associated with space exploration.  Tuesday, April 12 marked the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight to become the first human to travel in space.  Coincidentally, that […]

What can you do with 63 hours?
October 12, 2009 · 2 Comments

Only six days remain. Six days, to see one of the eight wonders of the world. The Terra Cotta Warriors, from Xi’an, China, will be available for your viewing pleasure, for six more days. Have no fear. Here at HMNS, we know you’ve been busy – and this is something that no one should miss. So, we’re making […]

Looking Back: 40 Years of Space Travel
July 20, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy exclaimed “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.”  JFK’s “Moon speech” given at Rice Stadium on September 12, 1962 His speech became reality […]



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