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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 9:28 am 
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The mighty Redstone: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110505.html .

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:07 am 
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amended,

sorry my mistake

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Looks like you picked the wrong astronaut, Eddie. It was Alan Shepard who flew in Freedom 7. :wink:

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Ah,

Yep , noticed that last night, but forgot to amend.

Sorry, Eddie

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Never mind, you can still amend "ammend". Looks like I beat Stella to it this time. :wink:

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Hi, I'm new to the forum. Glad to be here.

I remember this one well.

Someone (likely one of the teachers) brought a TV into the school auditorium for us all to watch. I remember waiting a long time for the mercury redstone to get off the pad.

After the auditorium had been cleared and the TV returned, I remember walking up to the stage where the TV had sat and touching the spot. History had been made that day, and I had witnessed it. Funny thing is, I almost forgot that it was my birthday that day. A year later, my father was working near Washington, D.C. for a NASA contractor (Documentation Incorporated). That was very cool. 8)

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