Tag Archives: Apollo 13

Real Space Voyages at Destination Star Trek

When I went to the Destination Star Trek convention at the National Exhbition Centre in Birmingham last Saturday, it was as a casual Star Trek fan. I was pleased to say hello to and get autographs from some of the guests, … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favourite Films

Today, I finished a project I’ve been working on every weekend for the past 10 weeks: making videos on my top 10 favourite films! This is something I originally intended to write about here on my blog, but when I set up … Continue reading

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Meeting astronaut Jim Lovell!

Last year, my dad and I went to see Apollo astronaut Ken Mattingly give a lecture in Pontefract, organised by Space Lectures. This year, the same organisation persuaded an even more famous astronaut to come over to the UK: none … Continue reading

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The race to the Moon – as told by the Radio Times

Today I learned about the BBC Genome Project, which has made TV listings information from the Radio Times – ever since 1923 – available on the net. Pretty cool, right? I did what a few people have and checked out … Continue reading

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Ken Mattingly – Apollo 16 astronaut!

Had a great opportunity yesterday, as my dad and I headed down to Pontefract to hear a lecture by a very special man – Thomas Kenneth “Ken” Mattingly, one of only 24 men ever to go to the Moon. If you’ve … Continue reading

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