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Apollo 11 – Modern Humanity’s First Moon Landing

NASA footage the Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 1969. This was fifth manned mission in the Apollo era. Watch the following video of this launch. Run time is 1:07. The crew consisted of astronauts. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to Drive to the Sun?

Does that morning commute have you down? It may seem a little more tolerable, when you consider the following drive times. These are all based on driving 70 miles per hour (113 KPH), 24 hours a day, seven days a … Continue reading

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The 10 Tallest Mountains in the Solar System

Following are the 10 tallest known mountains in our Solar System. Hawaii’s Mauna Kea is the only mountain on Earth that makes the Top 10. Some clarification is in order. Mt. Everest is the highest peak on Earth, as measured … Continue reading

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