The Week in Space History- December 9th to the 15th

Episode 404 · December 12th, 2019 · 17 mins 8 secs

About this Episode

This week we cover everything from Flopnik, to the ISS, Apollo 17, and more. I also have a special appearance from Richard Easton, where he shares his family connection to Vanguard TV3. Enjoy!

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Episode Links:

Check out the pictures that Richard Easton shared for Vanguard 1. They're available here

Richard Easton's GPS Declassified Webpage

STS-116 NASA Mission Page

Here's the link to one of my favorite EVA pictures, it was taken on December 12th, 2006.
EVA Image

STS-88 was the first time that a Space Shuttle visited the nascent International Space Station.
STS-88 NASA Mission Page

The last human mission to the Moon during the 20th century.
Apollo 17 NASA Mission Page

Gemini 7: Record-Breaking, Cramped, and Absolutely Fantastic.