Posts tagged: Explorers

Apollo 11: It Was 48 Years Ago Today

Yes, the brave lads of Apollo 11 took those first big steps on the moon on July 20, 1969: 48 years ago today. Here’s NASA’s video of the big moment: #OTD in …..

Fridtjof Nansen Biography: New!

 Who2 has a new biography of Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen. Read about his life, his work and his relationships with Roald Amundsen — and with Robert Scott Falcon’s wife!

Robert Falcon Scott’s Centennial

 Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole 100 years ago, too late for glory and doomed to die on ice. Was he a tragic hero or a bumbling fool?