Space Flight: Then and Now

Regardless of whatever controversy may be going on with the rest of the world, the space program is showing no signs of slowing down.  In fact, it’s the strongest it’s been in a very long time.  Last week marked exactly a year since SpaceX and NASA made history with the launch of CrewDragon on May…

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On This Day in History, August 26

In 1071, the Byzantine Empire suffered a critical defeat at the hands of the Seljuk Turks at the Battle of Manzikert. The Byzantine emperor, Romanos IV, was captured and held for a week, undermining his rule and further weakening Byzantine rule over Anatolia, which is now the nation of Turkey. While another four hundred years…

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