This afternoon I was glued to the television to watch the news as America’s first space shuttle, the Columbia, landed at Edwards Air Force Base in Calidornia. This was the first ever reentry and landing of a space craft and quite a significant event. The Columbia touched down, without incident, at 10:21 am, local time […]
One of the most exciting things to children of my era is spaceflight. One of the great disappointments of having been born in 1976 is that the National Air and Space Administration, NASA, ceased manned spaceflight on July 15, 1975 with the Apollo-Soyuz Test Flight. It was an era still immensley interested and passionate about […]
This post was first written forty two years later, on January 30, 2019. Today, I am eleven months, and five days old. Less than a month until my first birthday. While I do not remember anything of today’s events, this is a day that my parents would talk about for much of my life. “The […]
This is where it begins. A cold winter night in Irondequoit, New York at Rochester General Hospital. I was born and the story of Sheep Guarding Llama begins to take shape.