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Fraser
2008-Oct-10, 04:10 AM
NASA scientists currently working on the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle had the rare opportunity to unpack a little piece of history. A visit to Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum led them to uncover crates containing the heat shields used during the development of the Apollo Program, some 35 years ago. The shielding has [...]

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Ozzy
2008-Oct-13, 09:10 AM
Astroarchaeology?

Ozzy
2008-Oct-13, 09:45 PM
No! Thats the study or ancient star gazing cultures.

Seems that Space Age Archaeology is NASA 's term.