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Terranauts Episode 75

This mosaic depicts the International Space Station pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a fly around of the orbiting lab that took place following its undocking from the Harmony module’s space-facing port on Nov. 8, 2021

Today’s episode is dedicated to all of those Terranauts who work in the back hallways and committee meeting rooms to make sure that there is support (and funding) for the various programs that get humans and their inventions a chance to get off the planet.  I have worked with too many of these dedicated and talented individuals to mention them here by name. 

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Adapting to a New Environment – Space

NASA astronauts Thomas P. Stafford, left, and Walter M. “Wally” Schirra climb aboard their Gemini VI spacecraft for the Oct. 25, 1965, launch attempt.

As the year 1965 ended, astronauts Jim Lovell and Frank Borman were proving that human beings could adapt to the environment of space, having lived there for almost two weeks before successfully returning home in this episode of the Terranauts podcast.

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