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Remembering the Apollo 1 Tragedy. The Aero Experience blog has reminded us that January 27th was the 45th anniversary of the tragic fire that destroyed the Apollo 1 spacecraft and killed 3 astronauts at Cape Kennedy Launch Complex 34. The Apollo 1 tragedy led to a number of design changes that ultimately made manned spaceflights […]
Writing about Werner von Braun yesterday reminded me of the very satirical song by Tom Lehrer. I’m not sure there’s anything I can add to the coverage of the Apollo 11 anniversary but this is a small, funny footnote. Didn’t Tom Lehrer quit satire when Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize, claiming unfair competition? […]