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Gus Grissom

Astronaut Gus Grissom in the Gemini 3 spacecraft during a mission checkout on Pad 19 at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, March 8 1965.

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The Reluctant Astronaut

Via Pop Culture Safari.

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Ariel 2

Satellite replica, Ariel 2, 1970s. Epoxy-bonded fiberglas, aluminum, other light metals and plastics. Made by Westinghouse. Ariel 2 was launched 1964. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Transferred from NASA. Source: Cooper Hewitt.

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Sputnik

Replica Sputnik I Satellite.

Original Sputnik designed by Sergei Pavlovich Korolev and Oleg Ivanovsky.

Courtesy of Science Museum, London/SSPL.

Star City – Nottingham Contemporary 12 February – 18 April 2010. Photo Andy Keate.

Via Nottingham Contemporary.

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Discovery

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on December 9, 2006.

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General Dynamics space cards

Just a selection from a wonderful set of playing cards produced by General Dynamics in 1964 to celebrate America’s man-in-space programs.

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Philae vs. Kim Kardashian

Philae vs. Kim Kardashian

Via Yimmy Yayo.

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Touchdown

Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft landing with Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka, Flight Engineer Michael Barratt, and spaceflight participant Guy Laliberté near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009

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Astro Grrl

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