Archive for the ‘Space’ Category

Bob Truax, Last of the Rocketmen

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Captain Robert C. Truax (USN - Retired) passed away over the weekend. According to the notice on the AIAA website, "Capt. Robert C. Truax, past president of the American Rocket Society, organizer of the U.S. Naval Missile Test Center's propulsion research laboratory at Point Mugu, Calif., and AIAA Honorary ...

40 Years After the Eagle Landed

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Forty years ago today, the Eagle landed on the Moon, marking one of the most exciting events in the exploration of space. Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong made the landing, while Michael Collins manned the command module from above. I remember that day well. I was filled with the excitement of ...