Posts Tagged ‘space race’

“Lost in Space” (Part 1 of 3)

Monday, November 4th, 2013

In 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) evolved from the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).  NASA’s mission consisted of beating the Russians in the Space Race.  No easy task, this.  The year prior to NASA’s birth, the Russians placed Sputnik I in orbit.  It was the first man-made object in space.


Lionel Trains: On the Right Track

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Mandy Patinkin shared his passion for Lionel Trains on an episode of Chicago Hope.  As Dr. Jeffrey Geiger, Patinkin brought his hobby to millions of viewers.