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Emily Carney
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Space chick, writer, and proofreader.
Space chick, writer, and proofreader.

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Movie Review: 'Salyut 7' Is Sort of A Mess. You Should Still See It
"Viktor, did you know I did all of the vocal tracks for Thriller ? Well, I did. That guy Michael Jackson is partying it up back on Earth, and here I am, my ass is stuck on this damn frozen space station." Screenshot from Salyut 7 movie. Salyut
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the n...
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Adios (But Not For Long): This Space Available Goes On Hiatus
NASA photo, March 13, 1969: "The Apollo 9 crewmen arrive aboard the USS Guadalcanal as they step from
a helicopter to receive a red-carpet welcome. Two of the crewmen salute
the crowd of newsmen, Navy and NASA personnel gathered to greet them.
Left to ri...
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Ye Olde Space Book Corner: The World Book Year Book, 1967
NASA photo: "Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. looks into a Celestial Training Device
(globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral,
Florida." Some of Glenn's comments in a 1967 World Book Year Book piece would prove to be prophetic.  ...
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Myths and “Myth-Takes”: Keeping Things Accurate (Or Not) In Modern Spaceflight History
NASA photo, April 11, 1970: "Astronaut John L. Swigert Jr., command module pilot for NASA's third
lunar landing mission, appears to be relaxing in the suiting room at
Kennedy Space Center prior to launch." Swigert's role during Apollo 13 was mythologized ...
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Remembering One Of The "MOL Men": Major Robert H. Lawrence, Jr.
USAF Major Robert H. Lawrence in an undated LIFE photo. Lawrence's life and career would leave resonances, despite both being cut painfully short. There
were big names within their ranks including Bob Crippen, Henry
Hartsfield, Bo Bobko, Al Crews, Richard T...
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Remembering One Of The "MOL Men": Major Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.
USAF Major Robert H. Lawrence. His life and career, which were both cut painfully short in late 1967, left resonances felt to this day. LIFE photo There
were big names within their ranks including Bob Crippen, Henry
Hartsfield, Bo Bobko, Al Crews, Richard T...
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How John Young Got The U.S. To Apollo Before Apollo Flew
NASA photo, July 18, 1966: "Agena Target Docking Vehicle 5005 is photographed from the Gemini-10
spacecraft during rendezvous in space. The docking adapter is turning
towards the spacecraft. Both vehicles are about 24 feet apart."   “ Columbus
was right. ...
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Ed Gibson’s Dances With The Sun: Skylab 4, 1973 – 1974
NASA photo, Feb. 1974: "Scientist-astronaut Edward G. Gibson, science pilot for the Skylab 4
mission, demonstrates the effects of zero-gravity as he sails through
airlock module hatch."  There's another world behind
the sun / He used to shine on everyone ...
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Fun fact: my copy is autographed by Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr., which makes this all the more hysterical
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