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I am the author, co-author, secondary-author, ghost-author, and non-author of articles, speeches, book chapters, and even entire books! The most recent can be found at LosingMyReligions.net. Currently, I am President of One Step for Animals; previously, I was shitcanned from so many nonprofits that we can’t list them all here. Before my unfortunate encounter with activism, I was an aerospace engineer who wanted to work for NASA (to impress Carl Sagan). My hobbies include photography, almost dying, and {REDACTED}. I live in Tucson with my soulmate and reluctant editor Anne, along with the occasional snake and scorpion.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Pima Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and the Annex are incredible. But for the 33rd largest city in the country, this museum is amazing. A & E have to listen to me go on and on and on and on (luckily, they've perfected tuning me out   :-)

These are the pictures from our free trip there today (not repeating many from previous trips). Some reflected portraits. The space hanger was closed, so just planes today. As always, click for larger.

The 747 GE used to test new engines.

An early 777 engine. 

777 in front of the 747.


Models of Little Man and Fat Boy, the two bombs dropped on Japan.

A series of pics of the B-36 (and below)

B-52. Not the band.

The supersonic bomber B-58 Hustler.

A Mig-29

F-104, the plane made famous in The Right Stuff.

Tail of a B-24

An SR-71, one of the two coolest airplanes.

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