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This Year’s Ohio State Fair Butter Sculpture Pays Tribute to 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

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click to enlarge Courtesy of the American Dairy Association Mideast Sculpted from more than 2,200 pounds of butter in a span of 500 hours, this year’s Ohio State Fair dairy-filled sculpture truly reflects the gravity of its theme — the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Older than......
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Imagining a World Where Soviets and Americans Joined Hands on the Moon | History

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The game of “what-if” is a popular one when it comes to historical events. Shows such as “The Man in the High Castle” speculate on what would have happened if the Axis Powers had won World War II, but historians also study more realistic possibilities. When it comes to the......
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The Best Books About the Apollo Program and Landing on the Moon | Science

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Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond While the astronauts flew in space, Mission Control closely monitored from the ground. Coordinating with radio stations in California, Spain and Australia to provide 24-hour communications and telemetry data during the Apollo missions, “Houston”—as the astronauts......

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