Don’t Panic

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So I’ll say from the outset that the above image is going to make no sense to you unless you’ve read The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, if you haven’t read the book, go grab a copy and then come back when you’re ready.

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Saturn V Flight Manual

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This is the Saturn V Flight Manual used by astronaut and Lunar Module pilot Edgar Mitchell during the Apollo 14 program, Mitchell was just the 6th man to walk on the moon and spent 9 hours in the Fra Mauro Highlands region on February the 6th 1971.

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Curiosity Tread Pattern

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Although Curiosity isn’t technically gasoline powered, I think the rover is one of the finest machines we’ve ever built as a species. She’s the size of a Mini Cooper (the new one) and is powered by a reactor fuelled by 4.8 kg of decaying plutonium-238 dioxide…

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