|Explore: to travel in or through an unfamiliar place
to learn about it or familiarize oneself with it.
A fitting word for the Kennedy Space Center entrance,
in front of the “Rocket Garden” of historic rockets and capsules.
|Remember all those Mission Control guys with their
white shirts and headphones? This is the actual panel from
the Mercury capsule phase of the NASA Space Program,
back when John Glenn was the Captain in 1962.
|St. Louis was my home at the time of
the walk on the moon. Everyone from
that era remembers being glued to our
little black and white televisions.
|The impact of the Space Race was a fearful unknown.
Within weeks of Russia’s launch of the first man
into space in 1961, Kennedy was ready to announce
America’s answer back to the challenge.
|Closeup of a tire from the Lunar
Rover, aka “Moon Buggy”.