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Primer cohete landazo en Cabo Cañaveral en 1950.

A new chapter in space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla: the Bumper an ambitious two-stage rocket program that topped a missile base with a

The Empire State Building observation deck on the 86th floor. New York City, 1950.

The Empire State Building observation deck on the 86th floor. New York City, 1950

New York City. The Empire State Building. The observatory on the floor. by George Rodger. In this iconic image by George Rodger, the Magnum photographer captures the observatory on the floo.

Nov. 25, 1963. This picture will remain a silent strong reminder of the terrible event of Nov. 1963.

One of the most iconic images in American history: On Nov. 1963 ~ his third birthday ~ John Kennedy Jr. salutes the casket of his father, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated three days earlier.

STS-134 - Endeavour's Final Launch. (Explored) by JoshN    pro, via Flickr

Every Space Shuttle Launch is a spectacular event to watch. Launch rocket carries the Shuttle into space leaving behind clouds of smoke.

Polio is alive and spreading in war-torn Syria - National Community Issues | Examiner.com

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Iron lung ward filled with polio patients, Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, California

THE FATHER OF ROCKET SCIENCE Photograph by NASA Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 – June 16, 1977) was a German rocket scientist, aerospace engineer, space architect, and one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany during World War II and, subsequently, in the United States.…

14 Things You Didn’t Know About the Saturn V Rocket

Werner von Braun stands by the five engines of the Saturn V Dynamic Test Vehicle on display at the U. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama c. 1969 each engine produced million pounds of thrust.

This is a great photograph taken in 1919. The picture shows a group of women committing to rather extreme measures in support of the temperance movement. The temperance movement was an effort in the 1910's in the United States to reduce alcohol consumption. It actually led to Prohibition.

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Image above: NASA's LRO and LCROSS spacecraft on top of the Atlas V rocket launch from Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Description from khmer-technology.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Event Date: Detail: Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) / Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) tandem spacecraft.

“ July — NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, Expedition 36 flight engineer, participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as work continues on the International Space.

fcba:  Northrop YB-49 ( AKA the Flying Wing) takeoff at Edwards AFB, California. (USAF)

Flying wing, a heavy bomber prototype with jet engines, takes to the air for the first time in 1947

1937. 6 Mai. 19h25. Lakehurst, New Jersey. Par Charles HOFF (New York Daily News). L'explosion du Hindenburg

The Hindenburg disaster, Lakehurst Naval Air Station, adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey. May 1937 by Sam Shere

Learn the History of Theme Park Inventions: More on George Ferris

Famous Amusements Like the Ferris Wheel

George Ferris built the first Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The giant wheel had 36 cars that could hold up to 60 people for a total of passengers at a time and was as high as a 26 story building.

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II 1945.

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II 1945.

ECHO Project. Sunset shots of S-131, launched August 10, 1965 @ sayforward.com

NASA ECHO II // From Wikipedia: "Project Echo was the first passive communications satellite experiment. Each of the two American spacecraft, launched in 1960 and was a metalized balloon satellite acting as a passive reflector of microwave sig

The Falcon 9 rocket’s parts, without the jargon. via @gigaom

SpaceX rocket landing was ‘close, but no cigar’

The Bird 9 (the falcon 9 explained using the 1000 words people ise most regularly) Design of rocket explained in simple terms that a child can also understand.