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Space in the Seventies: Worm Farm – The Logo That Divided NASA, 1974-1976

Space in the Seventies: Worm Farm – The Logo That Divided NASA, 1974-1976

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. One of the biggest debates in human spaceflight is still “Meatball or Worm.” And if you know what I’m talking about…you know what I’m talking about. This ongoing debate began during the early 1970s, when the U.S. government was searching for ways to “beautify” and modernize their agencies’ logos. The result has divided space enthusiasts – and even some of the agency’s astronauts – for over 45 years.

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Space Educator Award open for applications until Dec. 6

Space Educator Award open for applications until Dec. 6

Applications due December 6. This is a repost/reminder of the original post from September 6. Lynne Zielinski (second-from-right in the photo), NSS Vice President of Education and Outreach, is Chair of the National Space Club's Space Educator Award and is currently...

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Book Review: New Ron Evans Biography Illuminates Life, Era of Apollo’s Last Spacewalker

Book Review: New Ron Evans Biography Illuminates Life, Era of Apollo’s Last Spacewalker

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. One of the lesser known personalities of the Apollo lunar program is Ron Evans, Apollo 17 command module pilot. The newly released A Long Voyage to the Moon: The Life of Naval Aviator and Apollo 17 Astronaut Ron Evans by Geoffrey Bowman sets out to change that – and masterfully does.

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Space Educator Award open for applications

Space Educator Award open for applications

Lynne Zielinski (second-from-right in the photo), NSS Vice President of Education and Outreach, is Chair of the National Space Club's Space Educator Award and is currently accepting applications for the award. The National Space Club has established this award with...

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