- Splashdown! Apollo 7 Returns Home
On October 22, 1968, 50 years ago, the Apollo 7 crew splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico.
Category Archives: Aviation
So it appears that the STOVL variant of the F-35 program is a sticking point. As a result there may be a move to drop the B to focus on the A/C variants. While this would be a logical decision … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of all the pre-game, half-time, and post game activities at a football game? Well this little clip doesn’t go into all of the pre-planning and synchronization but, it is a little … Continue reading
Very cool launch footage
Last night, coming out of O’Hare I had my first in person look at the new Body Scanner. To set the stage, the TSA area that I went through has about 10 checkpoints. Two were staffed and open, and one … Continue reading
Have you ever dreamed about what flying with the Blue Angels would be like… Make sure you notice the control surface deflections…. amazing stuff.
Full disclosure: 1. I am a Boeing Shareholder 2. I have extended relatives that work for Boeing 3. I have been enamored of Boeing aircraft since I was 6. A proven airframe and a new mission. Very cool video. They … Continue reading
One of my earliest memories growing up is that of watching aircraft fly out of Portland International. In the 60’s we would drive north on 122nd and as you crossed Halsey you would be in just the right spot to … Continue reading
The cleaverness of the human never ceases to amaze me… Neil Armstrong is being hailed today on the anniversary of the moon landing. He is from Ohio. The first man to orbit, John Glenn, was from Ohio. The first man … Continue reading
Mercury, Gemini, Apollo. The classical space program. Yet at the same time we have the U2 program being developed and executed. Amazing stuff. more about "Space", posted with vodpod