Month: July 2015

A Classic

Originally posted on At Home & Afield:
When you climb into the driver seat of a Porsche 356 from the early 1960’s, you are not greeted by the smell of supple leather or the feel of lush carpet beneath your shoes but, instead, an overwhelming smell of fuel, burnt oil and crumbling horse hair. A…

Pluto is a planet again

The New Horizons space probe, which launched on January 19, 2006 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, has been traveling at a rate of 36,373 mph towards Pluto. New Horizons reached its closest approach to Jupiter on February 28, 2007 when it was about 1.4 million miles away. The flyby helped launch the space probe’s speed by 9,000 […]