Letter of Note Nasa

Why Explore Space? In 1970, a Zambia-based nun named Sister Mary Jucunda wrote to Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger, then-associate director of science at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, in response to his ongoing research into a piloted mission to Mars. Specifically, she asked how he could suggest spending billions of dollars on such a project at a time when so many children were starving on … Continue reading

Sir John Surtees

John Surtees CBE, 1934 – 2017   Spa 1965 wearing the #1 after taking 1964 World  Championship for Ferrari. Cars and film were the best then.     http://www.telegraph.co.uk/formula-1/2017/03/10/john-surtees-thrived-motor-racings-best-dangerous-era-will/

XS650 Buildup

XS 650 Tech Pages xs650.com XS650 Rider and Restoration Board  Old Brown Homepage Old Brown Early History Upgrades when Old Brown Was Young Second disc brake. Standard on European 650s. In the 70’s CRRC was using turns 3 and 4 on the banking at Texas World. Over 5000 feet of wide open throttle to a … Continue reading

Welcome to Eaglesnest Texas

  The Super “Blood Moon” of 2015. The last one was in 1982 when my daughter was in kindergarten. It was a cool dark night in Anderson Texas and took pictures with my Pentax LX on Ektachrome 400. on my trusty Leitz Tiltall and Meade 1000mm F11 Cassegrain reflector. This one I shoot with the same … Continue reading