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Old 03-16-2019, 09:14 AM
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Default NAR Historic Images on Flickr

The Museum of Flight has announced the creation of an online collection of images from the first 10 NARAMs. Lots of great archival images, many of which are lacking information about the pictured subjects. You can help!

The collection is hosted by Flickr and is available to peruse now. If you see someone you recognize or have some other relevant information you can comment on any of the 135 photos uploaded with a Flickr account (free) or you can email MOF at: curator@museumofflight.org

Here's the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stine_collection/albums
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The Museum of Flight has announced the creation of an online collection of images from the first 10 NARAMs. Lots of great archival images, many of which are lacking information about the pictured subjects. You can help!

The collection is hosted by Flickr and is available to peruse now. If you see someone you recognize or have some other relevant information you can comment on any of the 135 photos uploaded with a Flickr account (free) or you can email MOF at: curator@museumofflight.org

Here's the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stine_collection/albums

Great stuff. Thank you, Pat!
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Default Centuri Saturn V w Launch Tower

The picture on the back of the 1969 Centuri catalog is striking to this day. I'm wondering if anybody has any information about the origins of the model and its eventual fate. If the YORF hive mind doesn't know who does? (yes I'll ask Lee Piester too)

Centuri 1969 catalog: http://www.ninfinger.org/rockets/nostalgia/69cenb.html

It looks to me like the same model made an appearance at NARAM-10:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stine...57707063068775/
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Default New Pay Forward Campaign to Benefit Rocketry Collections

The NAR has just announced the release of a new limited edition print to support the preservation of rocketry history at the MOF which commemorates Apollo 11 and the Golden Age of model rocketry. Information can be found here nar.org/donate

The piece, titled Saturn Rising, was created by NASA Art Program artist Chris Calle and shows the launch of Apollo 11 flanked by the two iconic Saturn V kits produced by Centuri and Estes. The piece blends elements of Power to Go which was painted by Chris Calle's father Paul, for the NASA art program.

Vern Estes and Lee Piester will sign the LE print along with artist Chris Calle, providing a direct link to both Apollo 11 and the hobby we love. For more Calle space art visit Calle Space Art

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