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Classic Essays

In Stahl gehüllt
vom Strahl umwittert
die Schar, die Reich um Reich zerbrach
sie treten auf,
die Erde schüttert
sie schreiten fort, es donnert nach! (Goethe, Faust) IN JULY 1969, the US landed two men on the Moon — perhaps the supreme achievement of human history. Yet its actual significance has…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims THE QUESTION was asked “Does it ever bother Europeans when they look up to the Moon at night realizing their flags aren’t the ones planted there?” What really counts is the race of the people who landed on the Moon. The Apollo program was conceived of, initiated, and carried…
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News

A GERMAN Lunar X-Prize team has announced its intentions to send two mobile probes to the Moon to inspect the lunar rover left behind by the Apollo 17 mission. … The group, known as PT Scientists, is one of 16 teams currently vying for the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize, a competition requiring…
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Essays

by Michael Walsh COMMEMORATIONS of the life of German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) are ongoing. Britain’s “mainstream” media ignore them all. Perhaps this is understandable, since the space scientist’s pioneering V-1 and V-2 rockets once caused panic…
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