mistersnappy

intermittent since 2001

STS-1

For your listening pleasure, here is a recording straight off the radio, of the launch of the very first Space Shuttle that was numbered STS-1. NASA are just about to launch the final Shuttle in to orbit, numbered┬áSTS-135, on July 8th, so I thought this would be a good way to remember how far they’ve…

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Mercury Freedom 7

A long time ago there was a cupboard in a curious little boy’s bedroom. It was a cupboard that contained technology from a bygone era and media to match. I remember when my Dad let me loose on his reel to reel tape player, about the same time as I got my first tape recorder….

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The childhood joy of space

It’s space night in the mistersnappy household. I’ve just finished watching Moonwalk One, which isn’t anything to do with the recently departed Michael Jackson, but a long lost film documenting the moon landings of 40 years ago. Obviously it’s highly recommended (by me) and available on Amazon at a good price!! To round off my…

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