Voyager 1

On September 12, 2013, Voyager 1, the farthest man-made object from Earth, left the solar system. But things weren't always this way. Voyager 1 started with just an idea and a dream by NASA after a Grand Tour plan was proposed in the 1960s to study the outer planets of our solar system. In the...

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Apollo 8

On December 24th, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission, humans saw the Earth rise above the horizon of the moon for the very first time in person. The three astronauts of Apollo 8,  Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders became the first humans to travel beyond...

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Life Goes On

There's only an impassible obstacle when you treat life as a finite canvas. You can choose to treat each obstacle as beatable. Or not. Your canvas is either something remarkable, or it isn't. Regardless, life goes on. Beyond the Stars Halley's Comet visits Earth every 75 to 76 years, a lifetime for some. It took until...

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Blind in Space

What's the scariest thing you've ever done? If your starting your own business, writing the next great work, or self-branding yourself or your company then you might describe what you're experiencing now as terrifying, not just scary. But what if you found yourself in a space suit, outside of the shuttle, connected to humanity...

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On most clear nights, between the Pegasus and Cassiopeia constellations lives the light of a trillion suns. This light must travel 2.5 million years to reach the Earth, giving anyone a glimpse into the past if they only choose to look up and search for it. This group of stars, now called the Andromeda...

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