Photo of the Day – Ready To Roll

From the McMinnville Air & Space Museum. These old tires sit by themselves amongst the planes – they’d be easily overlooked. It’s interesting the tricks your mind plays on you here.

Quote of the Day – Authur Clarke on Space Travel

John Glenn became the fifth person in space, the third American in space and the first American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, circling the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds. He did it again in 1998. In his honor, we look…

Photo of the Day – The Only Way To Fly

Heh. Actually, probably not. This photo was taken at the McMinnville Air & Space Museum. In the early days of commercial passenger flight, you got your own seat, you dressed for the flight, and the stewardesses served coffee or tea in silver pots. This particular lap of luxury did not include wifi or an in-flight…