I wrote this back in April. With the passing of a man who was both wildly famous and a model of the men they called “the right stuff,” it seems appropriate to remember some of the many things that propelled him to that one small step. In my last post about...
In my last post about the X-15 we looked at the sad end of Major Michael Adams. This time we are going to look at one of the happier stories from the X-15, Neil Armstrong. Before he signed onto the Apollo program, Neil Armstrong was both a Naval aviator (serving in...
Nigel Blackwell was born in rural Oxfordshire in England. He has a love of books, a PhD in Physical Chemistry, and a black belt in pointing out the obvious. As a teenager he toured Europe, and hasn't stopped traveling since. He loves seeing the wonders of the world and meeting the people in it, and hasn't been anywhere that doesn't have the potential for a story.
He now lives in Texas with his wife and daughter, where they enjoy the sunshine and listen to the coyotes howl at night.
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