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Fraser
2013-Mar-15, 04:20 PM
Amateur astronomers have done more than just watch the skies,*they’ve*been a national security asset. In the mid-1950ís, it was realized that the reality of the Space Age was at best only a decade away. Sub-orbital German V-2 rockets captured by the Soviets and the United States were reaching higher and higher altitudes, and it was [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/100744/citizen-science-old-school-style-the-true-tale-of-operation-moonwatch/)

grapes
2013-Mar-15, 05:36 PM
Tom Van Flandern!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Van_Flandern