Written and Photographed by Claudia Newcorn To the casual passerby of Friendly Plaza in old town Monterey, it’s just a large pine tree. But the tall redwood is actually a “moon tree”, one of nearly 500 seeds from five species carried by Apollo astronaut Stuart Roosa on the 1971 Apollo 14 mission. Adjacent to Colton… continue reading.
Story and Photos by Claudia Newcorn From the moment you step through the glass doors into the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington DC, you can be overwhelmed – in a good way. A showcase of all things aviation, you will encounter everything from the jet engines used to propel rockets into space… continue reading.