npr:

"This Aspiring Astronaut Might Be The World’s Most Amazing Teen" via Linda Poon
Move over, Zack Brown. When Gideon Gidori was 7, he knew he wanted to go into space. Now, the 15-year-old is using potato salad to fund his dream of becoming Tanzania’s first astronaut.
– Alexander
Image via Kickstarter

happy to see potato salad is helping dreams come true.
wowgreat:

(via Black Smith - Black Sun)
The Very Large Telescope appears at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, with the Milky Way glowing overhead. The four Unit Telescopes of the VLT loom large at the right. At left stand the smaller Auxiliary Telescopes, with the large and small Magellanic Clouds above them. ESO Photo Ambassador Gabriel Brammer captured the scene with several shots taken at sunset and also later at night, then combined them together, showing the passage of time. Image released July 21, 2014.

via space.com
enginedynamicsinc:

July 20 th 1969 : Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11. Neil Armstrong became the first to actually step onto the moon six hours after landing on July 21 1969.
President Barack Obama meets with Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, seated left, Buzz Aldrin, Carol Armstrong, widow of Apollo 11 commander, Neil Armstrong, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and Patricia “Pat” Falcone, OSTP Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs, far right, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, during the 45th anniversary week of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. legally changed his first name to Buzz in 1988.

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