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The Narrow Margin (1952)

Director: Richard Fleischer

A train infested with thugs races down the tracks at sixty miles an hour. If by some miracle the heroes make it out alive, a car keeps pace on the outside to make sure the job is done. 202 altre parole


Opening the Davis Field

These days the name ‘Davis Field’ is all but forgotten. The field is just called the football field. It’s the one at the top of Northbrook. 183 altre parole


Where did 1952 go?

December 30th, 1952, Baikonur Kosmodrone, Kerbinia.

Where did the entire year go? Sure, we had six rocket launches (and a full 5 were a success), and we have a design or a viable short term “Earth Observation” satellite being finalized and produced, not to mention a highly successful design of “Vals Looker”. 511 altre parole

Mission Update

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1952, The Greatest Show on Earth is widely considered one of the least-deserving winners in Oscar history. 150 altre parole

Practice and mishaps

Following the successful orbit of Earth, we have continued to strive towards gaining experience in low space. Space however is not easy, and not routine. Accidents can still happen, and we saw a few of those this quarter. 161 altre parole

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Orbit at last

Today we are happy to announce the launch of our first ever artificial satellite! There will be a full news conference shortly, along with a radio and black-white television broadcast. 216 altre parole

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Low Space Science

Where  Kerbinians practice getting more and more high, our space program has chosen to learn more about ourself and the universe around this wonderful planet. For that purpose we have launched Valentina and Bob into low space, to conduct a wide range of research experiments. 123 altre parole

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