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The scientific tourist #184 — see the moon, in San Diego

Well, OK — at least you can see a couple of small pieces of it up close…

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The scientific tourist #161 — Apollo CSM

An Apollo Command and Service Module on display at Kennedy Space Center, Florida…

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The scientific tourist #153 — an ALSRC

This is an ALSRC (Apollo Lunar Sample Return Container) at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.: This particular ALSRC was used for pre-flight ground training, but it’s essentially the same thing as what flew on the Apollo missions to the moon. … Continue reading

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Casual Friday — an eclipse of the Sun, as seen from the Moon!

Here’s a solar eclipse as seen by Japan’s KAGUYA spacecraft orbiting the moon…

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The scientific tourist #44 — Pioneer 4

This week’s image is of a model of the Pioneer 4 spacecraft, on display at JPL at the time (1989) this picture was taken…

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Casual Friday — "Apollo on Steroids"

Things may or may not play out this way, and it remains to be seen if political backing will stay in place, but the following video shows how the U.S.’s return to the moon is currently planned to work…

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Carnivalia

Here’s this week’s crop of blog carnival goodness (a bit skinnier than usual, folks must still be sleeping off their Thanksgiving dinners)…

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