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Posts tagged ‘space’

Farewell, Cassini

      This week, one of humanity’s most successful space missions came to an end as the Cassini spacecraft dives into the atmosphere of the…

Stars and Stamps

    One of 2016’s most popular Forever stamp sets was the National Parks set, with the stunning view of star paths over Mount Rainier being…

Space-Flown Coins

    Sometimes a coin is more valuable because of where it’s been than what’s in it or how old it is. A small niche area…

The Penny That Went to Mars

  When NASA sent their Mars Science Laboratory (nicknamed Curiosity) to Mars in 2011, they included one unexpected object: a 1909 VDB Lincoln wheat cent. The…

Friday Odds and Ends, June 10

New technology reveals machine instructions from 2100 years ago, revealing instructions and philosophy.       What do you know about African stamps? Check out this…

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