Category Archives: aerospace

40th anniversary of the moon landing

What space junky, almost historian, geek would I be without posting a little bit about some of the best type of history in existence. I refer, of course, to the history of man’s endeavors to explore space. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to step on a celestial […]

Nazis in the news

Nazi history is always a good way to sell news, and get people to read. A few Nazi related items came up in the news lately. From the Telegraph.co.uk we have some never before seen photographs of Hitler. From the article: “The colour pictures come from the collection of Hugo Jaeger, Hitler’s personal photographer, who […]

Andrews AFB Airshow

Probably one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. The F-22 flew over our heads, virtually within spitting distance it seemed. The maneuverability of this aircraft was absolutely amazing.

The history of abandoned things

I came across the site Artificial Owl this week. Artificial Owl finds images of long forgotten, man-made objects, locates them on a map and tells a bit of the story behind the object if possible. I was initially struck by the beautiful images of buildings, ships, airplanes, and automobiles left to deteriorate and crumble back […]