This is Echoes-From-Apollo's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Echoes-From-Apollo's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Albany NY to Dodge City KS to Wichita KS to Phoenix AZ
Interests: Being a caretaker for artifacts from the glory days of America's manned space program, exercising my rights to free speech and firearm ownership, and personally causing whacko liberals as much heartburn as I possibly can with my limited platform here!
Recent Activity
This is my 'Apollo 17 Flight Plan Change A' dated November 29, 1972, belonging to Apollo 17 Flight Controller John H. Copper. Cooper used this item during the Apollo 17 mission while sitting in the Mission Operations Control Room, Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston Texas in support of his responsibilities as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2021 at Echoes-From-Apollo
This is my vintage Apollo 17 'CSM Rescue Book' dated 12/4/72 belonging to Apollo 17 Flight Director Neil Hutchinson which he kept on his console in the Mission Operations Control Room and used during that mission. COVER There are pencil notations on the cover probably made by Hutchinson with 'BASIC'... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2021 at Echoes-From-Apollo
This is a Mercury 7 Launch Print numbered 505 of 1500 signed by Mercury 7 Astronauts Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton. It is also signed by Betty Grissom, wife of Mercury 7 Astronaut Gus Grissom who perished in the Apollo 1 launch... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2021 at Echoes-From-Apollo
I often see news stories where someone is excoriated. Then is pressured to get down on their knees to apologize to the whole nation, whole nation hell, the whole world, and then gets fired from their job anyway for using something called the 'N-word'. I have noticed that the offenders... Continue reading
Headline Washington Post June 22 2020: 'NASCAR, FBI investigating 'heinous act' after noose is found in Bubba Wallace's stall'. Headline aljazeera June 22 2020: 'NASCAR rallies around Black driver as FBI investigates noose'. Headline CBS Sports June 22 2020: 'NASCAR 'angry and outraged' after noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
Here are my three Russian 'Cosmonautics Day' Mail Covers, two postmarked 1971 and one postmarked 1977, signed by a total of 38 Cosmonauts. I obtained the first cover on March 11, 2017 in an online auction for a very reasonable price. As can be seen in the above photo, it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2019 at Echoes-From-Apollo
"The National Football League released a statement Wednesday morning endorsing President Donald Trump’s First Step Act, a bill aimed at decreasing the size of America’s prison populations." “The National Football League applauds the leadership of the President and bipartisan Members of Congress on criminal justice reform,” NFL VP of Communications... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
HEADLINE: 'Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' Viewers Upset By Racist Scene! Some viewers of the recently aired traditional Thanksgiving television special 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving', which has aired on television each year since 1973, consider the above scene 'racist' because the black kid Franklin is sitting all alone on one side of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
Recently two aspiring medical students who just happen to be black males were asked to leave a Philadelphia area STARBUCKS after attempting to use the restroom although they had not made a purchase, i.e. 'RESTROOMS FOR CUSTOMERS ONLY'. We have all been in businesses and have all seen this type... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
I recently obtained this memo for a very reasonable price. No other collectors seemed to grasp the significance of this item! It is verified to have come from Deke Slaytons' personal papers and eventually ended up in the possession of a Sandy Clarkson. Through an email, Mr. Clarkson advised me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at Echoes-From-Apollo
Commander Paul Weitz passed away on October 23rd, 2017. He will be missed. Here are my two STS-6 flown cue cards signed/inscribed by Mission Commander Weitz. STS-6, the first Challenger mission, lifted off at 1:30 P.M. EST on April 4th 1983. It marked the first use of a new lightweight... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Echoes-From-Apollo
From Iwo Jima to Omaha Beach to Mosul, our military members have fought and died for our freedom. Now the U.S Military finds itself in the midst of a different sort of 'battle' as it tries to bring some sanity back to its' enlistment policies or, as I like to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
Cernan on the moon during Apollo 17! Here are a couple of pictures which remind me of two very nice interactions I had with Cernan. Cernan posing with my wifes' two grandchildren at Spacefest IV in Tucson AZ June 2012. Two 'Last Man On The Moon' books and a photo... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Echoes-From-Apollo
To John-Thanks For Everything!!!! THE END OF AN ERA!!! Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Echoes-From-Apollo
The bamster immediately sent out a press release in which he made it clear that his justice department, led by attorney general rolly polly lolly lynch, will be conducting an investigation into the actions of the racist Ohio State University Police Officer who shot and killed the innocent somali pre-med... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
AP: "SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly [AKA Coach Pimp Daddy] said he had the same feelings a parent would have when he heard six Fighting Irish football players had been arrested in two separate incidents over the weekend. "Like any other father, my first one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
BLOOD ON O-BAM-A'S HANDS: BATON ROUGE LA EOW 07/17/2016 Officer Montrell Jackson Officer Matthew Gerald Deputy Brad Garafola DALLAS TX EOW 07/07/2016 Officer Brent Thompson Officer Patrick Zamarripa Officer Michael Krol Officer Michael Smith Officer Lorne Ahrens HOUSTON TX EOW 08/28/2015 Deputy Darren H. Goforth HATTIESBURG MS EOW 05/09/2015 Officer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
So far tonight, black THUGS have shot and killed four Dallas area Police Officers during a so called 'peaceful' protest march that was taking place in downtown Dallas over the shooting of two black men armed with guns, who were shot and killed by police officers in other parts of... Continue reading
Here is a recent picture of our less than esteemed United States Attorneys General, Loretta 'The Troll' Lynch, as her poor size 6 shoes stretch the laws of physics by trying to contain her fat size 10 feet!!!!! MOOOOOOOO Loretta, MOOOOOOOOOO!! Oh those poor shoes! Surely this is a case... Continue reading
I recently obtained this item primarily because I was excited about the number of Cosmonaut signatures on it! I know that three of the signatures belong to Cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova (first woman in space), Alexey Leonov (first EVA), and Vladislav Volkov (perished on Soyuz 11). Just having these three signatures... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Echoes-From-Apollo
Racial hypocrisy in America hit a new low recently when so called 'black', so called 'comedian', Larry 'I'm the whitest black man ever' Wilmore, the host of Comedy Central's satirical news program 'The Nightly Show', and host of the recent White House Correspondents Dinner, turned to ears o-bam-a during one... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
You are probably wondering what the heck black racists, Capital One, and March Madness have in common!!! Well let me tell you!! 1. Charles Barkley, Spike Lee, Samuel Leroy Jackson-black racists one and all!!! Check. 2. Capital One pays Barkley, Lee, and Jackson millions for starring in commercials with a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
Occasionally I'll see an item in an auction that is a little off beat and quite unique. That was the case with this item which I was able to buy at a very reasonable price during an auction of space memorabilia a few months ago. I entered a fairly low... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Echoes-From-Apollo
The University of Connecticut has established a 'WHITES ONLY' dorm for use by 'WHITES ONLY'!!!! UCONN spokesracist professor Erik Hines (a professor of educational psychology at UConn who focuses on research pertaining to European American male academic achievement) said that the purpose of establishing these 'WHITES ONLY' dorms is twofold:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America
The perpetually offended leftist America hating racists (AKA O-BAM-A SUPPORTERS) were out in full force this week in the valley of the sun after a picture of six black girls spelling out the racist word 'HONKEY', with letters printed on their t-shirts, was posted on line!! Oh no.... wait a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Reflections On The Decline Of America