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Jack Lousma, Skylab Astronaut

This Saturday, my granddad and I attended a talk by former U.S. astronaut Colonel Jack Lousma, organised by Space Lectures in Pontefract – they were also the organisers for previous talks I’ve attended by Ken Mattingly and Jim Lovell. Originally … 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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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┬áthe Moon. If you’ve … Continue reading

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