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How Walt Disney Helped Promote The Space Race To America

How Walt Disney Helped Promote The Space Race To America

In the 1950s, the world started to wonder in earnest about what it would take to see humanity reach beyond its home and into the stars. The rise of speculative work on space colonization—and the science fiction to match—helped propel the United States into the earliest days of the space…

Jeff Bezos Declares No Pooping In His Sexy Spacecraft

Jeff Bezos Declares No Pooping In His Sexy Spacecraft

Jeff Bezos has many hobbies: He enjoys doing an Amazon, reading a Washington Post, and occasionally, dabbling in a space thing at Blue Origin. Lately, he’s been all about the latter, focusing much of his attention on promoting his aerospace company’s space tourism vehicle, New Shepard, which will carry tourists…