Anniversaries

It's the 49th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik 1, the worlds first man made satellite.
And the second anniversary of Space Ship One's trip into space.

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Bob Kaplow NAR # 18L >>> To reply, there's no internet on Mars (yet)! <<<
Kaplow Klips & Baffle: http://nira-rocketry.org/Document/MayJun00.pdf
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also in this month in history:
9-10/57 G.Harry Stine Leaves WSMR to go to work at Martin Co, In Denver,Co to work on the Titan, and is subsequently fired for telling the AP News serivice that the Soviet Union used an ICBM to Launch Sputnik 1 into orbit, among other true and choice comments.(which were all true by the way).
10/57 Mechanix Illustrated Article about 1st Model Rockets called Rock-A-Chutes titled, " Shoot Your Own", by G.Harry Stine. The article begins: " Amateur Rocketeers who have been waiting for a chance to shoot their own rockets skyward may be just a step away from lighting the fuse"
10/57 Model Missile,Inc is formed by G.Harry Stine(NAR#2), Orv H. Carlise(NAR #1), G.Harry's Father and Son-in-Laws, Willard L. Kauth (NAR #5) and Donald Z. Kauth(NAR #6).
10/57 G.Harry Stine with the help of Orv H. Carlisle get Lawrence and Herbert Brown (Father/Son) of Brown Manufacturing (Zenith Fireworks)to make the first commercial Rock-a-Chute Model rocket motors.
terry dean
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