How a simple kid's book can influence a entire life.
Since being a little boy I have had a great interest in astronomy and mineralogy of other worlds.
Quite a trio!
My love of space started with science fiction but blossomed with Viking and Voyager images.
The movie "Destination Moon" was the first thing that peaked my interest in space travel.
When I saw the first picture of the Earth Rise over the Moon I was hooked on Space.
As a child I was nearly killed by one of the first V2 rockets to fall on London.
November's supermoon as seen from Lahore, Pakistan.
Waxing Gibbous moon taken with a 6" Celestron telescope. Pasco, WA 11/10/16 7:17pm.
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