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SPACE AGE (1959-1969)

 

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A Day In The Life
The Beatles
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

1967 SUMMER OF LOVE (San Francisco)

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1958 Explorer 1
Explorer 1 was the first satellite launched by the United States in 1958 and was part of the U.S. participation in the International Geophysical Year (IGY). The mission followed the first two satellites, both launched by the Soviet Union during the previous year, Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 2. This began a Space Race during the Cold War between the two nations.

1959NASA
NASCAR (Daytona 500)
1960The Original 7

Mercury
Gemini
Apollo
Shuttle

A Day In The Life
Ooh Josh. Josh! Look at the ball of fire. Look at the ball of fire!

Watch with a young family, and feel their excitment watching their first launch of a rocket, headed for Outer Space.

dave.

1958 Explorer 1 (First American Satellite)
Link Ray (Native American) “Rumble”
1959 — NASA, NASCAR (Daytona 500), Sandy Point, Dunes, Playalinda (Nude Beach), THE CAPE, Canaveral National Seashore, Bartram Trail, Mosquito Lagoon, Complex 39, Sacred Ground, Cocoa Beach (I Dream of Jeannie) , Merritt Island, Indian River Fruit, Barrier Islands, Sand Bars, Tropical Trail, Dragon Point, Mather’s Bridge, Indialantic, Satellite Beach, Sebastian Inlet (SURF), Orchid Island, Vero Beach, Wabasso, Fellsmere …
SR50The Road Through Florida Time & Space.

Weeki Wachee (Manatees/Mermaids), Orlando (The Atomic Mouse), Titusville (Complex 39/VAB/Sacred Ground) Last Stepping Stone To The Moon.

1960s — RACE TO SPACE
1960 — The Original 7 (Mercury)
The Right Stuff (Movie)
1961Alan Shepard (First In Space) May 5
1962 John Glenn (Orbit) Feb 20
1963
1964 — “Fly Me To The Moon” (Frank Sinatra w/Count Basie)
1965 — Gemini 4 (June 3) Ed White Walks In Space
1966 — It Takes Two To Rendezvous, Gemini 8 (March 16) Corvette (427) Burgandy, Ms. Dillingham, 7th-Grade Algebra, Rockledge Country Club, Golf, Physically fit, White Buttoned Shirts, Tailored, Just above the knee, straight-line skirts.
1967 SUMMER OF LOVE (San Francisco)
1968 — VOODOO, ASSASSINATION, and HOPE
APOLLO 8 (Earthrise) “In the Beginning, God Created the Heavens and the Earth.” ASSASSINATION (Martin Luther King Jr., Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy) JIMI HENDRIX ELECTRIC LADYLAND

Well, On The Night I Was Born / I Swear The Moon Turned A Fire Red.” Jimi Hendrix

“Voodoo Chile”
Jimi Hendrix Experience
Electric Ladyland

1968
((( Hendrix’Dream )))

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Jimi Hendrix   — 
Are You Experienced (1967) Axis: Bold as Love (1967) Electric Ladyland (1968) Band of Gypsys (1970)

“Wooden Ships”
Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
Déjà Vu 
1970 —
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Within a month of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon, the Woodstock Music Festival (“Three Days Of Peace And Music”) was lived on a farm in Upstate New York.  
1969 — APOLLO 11
“One Small Step for Man, One Small Step for Mankind” WOODSTOCK
VIETNAM
ELECTRIC LADYLAND

“Everyone’s Gone To The Moon”
Nina Simone
Nina Simone and Piano

1968
((( social commentary )))

Planetary SlalomVoyager’s Return
The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), 
Wish You Were Here (1975),
Animals (1977)
The Wall (1979)  
Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982) musical film based on the album. 
Time Magazine, Over 40 All Stars, Montreal, Ken Regan (Camera 5), Brussel Sprouts with Howard Cosell, Iran/Iraq, Arnold Drapkin, Cryogenic Hall with Michelle Stevenson, Rick Booth, Anne Stovel, Roller Skating at Club Roxy. Crossing Over (Step, don’t shuffle)
“Contact”

ASTRONOMY
AVIATION HISTORY 
NASA TIMELINE
Mercury (1960)
Gemini (1965)
Apollo (1967)
Apollo 8 (1968)
Apollo 11 (1969)
Voyager (1977)
International Space Station
Space Shuttle (1981)
Hubble Telescope
Mars
Red, Angry, and made for the movies
Helicopter / Probe
Pluto
Save Pluto (excommunication)

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