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Posted by Eric on Jul 20th 2021
As you may recall, a month ago we (invented and) proclaimed the first ever Space Exploration Month!
Space Exploration Month started on June 20 (the summer solstice) and ends this week which includes the July 20th anniversary of the first lunar landing.
And what a month it was for space exploration! Unless you are living on Mars, you heard about the space flight of Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo. If you only heard about it and didn't see it, you should take a second to check it out. Not a fan of space stuff? No problem -- let your kids watch because its really quite interesting and remarkable.
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