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The Blue Marble Photo at 39

By at December 8, 2011 | 8:00 am | 1 Comments

The Blue Marble Photo at 39

On Dec. 7, 1972, one of the astronauts on the Apollo 17 spacecraft snapped a photo of the earth out of a window in the cramped cabin. The photo, dubbed “The Blue Marble,” made the world catch its breath.

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“Zero to Sixty,” a tale of two overage boys on a road trip to the end an era

By at September 27, 2011 | 8:49 am | 7 Comments

“Zero to Sixty,” a tale of two overage boys on a road trip to the end an era

Oct. 4, 1957. A sound on the radio has an 7-year-old boy entranced. The Russians have put a satellite into space.

“(That sound) would change everything,” videographer Ira Meistrich said in the opening scenes of a documentary about a roadRead the rest

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