Ross, Going Postal
20th Century

Space Travel

It was the early evening of January 27th 1967.  Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee had been in the Apollo capsule for six and a half hours conducting a full scale dress rehearsal of [more…]

Ross, Going Postal
Engineering

Space Travel

It is the 7th May 1945 and on this spring morning in the Bavarian mountains, a few days after the death of Hitler, the soldiers of the 44th infantry division that are manning a checkpoint [more…]

Engineering

Space Travel

There are lots of technical problems in designing a liquid fuelled rocket; such as how do you light it, relight it, how do you stop combustion instability shaking the rocket to pieces, how do you [more…]