• AIRCRAFT OF THE MONTH: SUPER GUPPY
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    AIRCRAFT OF THE MONTH: SUPER GUPPY

    Haven’t heard of the Super Guppy? Not only is it one of the most recognizable aircraft ever made, it also has a lot of unique features that you won’t see on other cargo carriers. The aircraft (of the Aero Spacelines Guppy line) is a tall, wide-body aircraft that transports over-sized cargo. This unique aircraft has
  • THE GEMINI 3 MISSION
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    THE GEMINI 3 MISSION

    The Gemini 3 mission was part of the 10 mission Gemini program that would test mission procedures, spacecraft maneuverability, and equipment scheduled for use in the Apollo program. This was the first two-manned mission for the US space program and the first manned Gemini mission. The Gemini spacecraft was also the first appearance of an

  • PILOT OF THE MONTH: VIRGIL “GUS” GRISSOM
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    PILOT OF THE MONTH: VIRGIL “GUS” GRISSOM

    Virgil “Gus” Grissom was the first person to fly in space twice and chosen to command the first Apollo manned mission. Gus was described as being intellectually curious, a hard worker, and modest. He flew over 100 missions in the Korean War, was one of seven astronauts chosen for the Mercury space exploration program, and

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