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From: John M Rhodes <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Subject: DNA in Space, dust on the moon.
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:47:33 -0400
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I was on a hilltop on the south side of the mighty Kansas River across from
Manhattan (KS) looking up and saw Sputnik. Yes, Kansas has hills.

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Kenneth Nordtvedt
<>wrote:

> Ah memories! On a crystal clear, cool, early October morning in 1957 I
> climbed up to the roof of my university residence house in Back Bay Boston
> to watch the Sputnik satellite make its way across the sky.
> It truly seemed like a new era had begun.
> I bet my dna is still up there in nooks and cracks of the building roof.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Hughes
> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 9:38 AM
> To:
> Subject: [DNA] Subject: DNA in Space, dust on the moon.
>
> Subject: DNA in Space, dust on the moon.
> In about two weeks, the 50 year anniversary of the first human
> being to orbit the earth occurs. The Russian, Yuri Gagarin, lifted off
> on 12-April-1961 in his Vostok space craft, his only space flight.
> He beat Alan Shepard in space by three weeks, who flew a sub
> orbital flight on the 5th of April, 1961. Alan stayed with the
> astronaut program and 10 years later, flew as commander, moon walker
> and first moon golfer on Apollo 14.
> If I remember right, he shanked his first swing but connected with
> his second. Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell also left behind a second
> Laser Ranging Reflector for Ken N. to practice on. It’s getting
> dusty.
>
> http://lunarnetworks.blogspot.com/2010/02/dust-accumulation-on-apollo-laser.html
> Regards, Robert
>
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