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Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

NASA used two modified Boeing 747 jetliners, originally manufactured for commercial use, as Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.

NASA Publications for Sale at the Information Center

<b>To order NASA Special Publications (SP's)</b><p>Or by mail by using this printed Publications Order Form<p>Please be sure to include:<p><b>Full Name</b> <b><br>Mailing Address</b></b> …

Spacecraft - Details

Description<p>The unmanned Saturn/Apollo 4 (AS-501) mission was the first all-up test of the three stage Saturn V rocket. It carried a payload of an …

The Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle

Author/Curator:<br>Dr. David R. Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov<br>NSSDCA, Mail Code 690.1<br>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center<br>Greenbelt, MD …

Spectrograph. Stone Mountain dominates the background in this lunar scene. Image Credit

There's No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool

Unusual and Fascinating Coins Currency, Part 2

"QUANTUM SHOT" #802 <br>Link - article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams<p><b>"Money, money, money; must be funny; in a rich man's world"</b><p>There seems to be no …

Funny Money: Unusual and Fascinating Currency, Part 1

"QUANTUM SHOT" #610 <br>Link - article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams<p><b>Graphical Marvels, Forged Notes, Hyperinflation "Riches" and Propaganda Bed</i> …

Fictional Currency Imaginary Money

"QUANTUM SHOT" #822 <br>Link - article by Simon Rose<p><b>Fascinating Fictional Currency: Money that’s literally out of this world</b><p>In these ever tough economic …

Currency Wars, What Are They Good For? Absolutely Ending Depressions

<i>Whether it's the 1930s or the 2010s, depressions are the only casualties in a currency war</i><p>(Reuters)<p>I don't know how it compares to peeing in your bed, as one anonymous senior Fed official put it, but a currency war is one of the surest ways to end a global slump. Despite what you may have heard, it …

Here's Your New and Improved Hundred Dollar Bill

The Federal Reserve is making it rain new hundred dollar bills on October 8, 2013. They're more colorful, more secure, and easier to authenticate, …

An Introduction To The Mechanical Watch

The mechanical watch is one of the few remaining practical, day-to-day items that has remained unchanged in many ways since its inception hundreds of …

An Introduction To Complications: The Chronograph

<i>Editor's note: This is part two of a series of introductory pieces on watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read part one here.</i><p>The mechanical …

An Introduction To Complications: The Tourbillon

<i>Editor's note: This is part three in a series of introductory pieces on watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read part one here and part two</i> …

An Introduction To Complications: The Perpetual Calendar

<i>Editor's note: This is part four in a series of introductory pieces on watches from our friends at Hodinkee. You can read part one here, part two</i> …