NASA Langley and the Space Race

Neil Armstrong trained for the Apollo 11 mission at NASA Langley’s Lunar Landing Research Facility on equipment that cancelled all but one-sixth of Earth’s gravitational force. Armstrong offered perhaps the greatest tribute to the importance of his training when asked what it was like to land on the moon, replying, “Like Langley.” Get the Details…

Source:: NASA Image of the Day

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Bittern DXers get 10k Lottery Grant

Bittern DXers get 10k Lottery Grant

 

By m5aka

AO-73 (FUNcube-1) – Image credit Wouter Weggelaar PA3WEG

 

The Eastern Daily Press report the Bittern DX Group in North Walsham have been awarded £10,000 by the Big Lottery Fund.

The newspaper story says:

The award will help them continue to introduce people to the world of technology, and the possibilities that radio communication can offer people.

But the news wasn’t only celebrated in North Walsham, or even Norfolk, as the announcement was transmitted Get the Details…

Source:: AMSAT-UK

 

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