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Decades before the moon landing, an orbital space station was considered a natural early step in space exploration.
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Ann Arbor alumnus, retired astronaut Jack Lousma speaks at Pioneer High School
Lousma was a member of the astronaut support crews for Apollo 9, 10 and 13, he was the pilot for Skylab 3 and spacecraft commander for STS3. Throughout his career, Lousma says he worked hard to be ready for whatever opportunity came next, and that ...
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Later that year, the Chang'e 3 probe made the first soft landing on the moon since 1976 when it deployed the Jade Rabbit moon rover. The US may have to ...

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