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 Post subject: Independence Day
PostPosted: June 30th, 2017, 3:34 pm 
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On 4 July (as we celebrate it anyway) the put-upon Colonies along the northeast coast of North America formalize their Declaration of separation from the British Crown. Several launches and arrivals in NASA exploration history were timed to coincide with 4 July.

More information:
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_independ_1.html
https://www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/july-04/

The text of the "Declaration of Independence":
https://www.hillsdale.edu/declaration-of-independence/

The Highland Road Park Observatory will be closed on 4 July 2017.


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