Archive for December 24th, 2017:

Bruce McCandless’s pioneering spacewalk ‘quite comfortable’

The first person to fly untethered in space, Nasa astronaut Bruce McCandless, has died. He’s best known for a 1984 photo of him flying above the Earth with a jetpack. In this archive recording, he describes the sensation of floating above our fast-spinning planet. Article source:

Mysterious lights over LA baffle onlookers

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Meet the free range reindeer that tour the UK

Free range reindeer that live on mountains in Scotland spent two weeks in England, including at a farm shop in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, so children could visit and learn about them. Article source:

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