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A Goose-Powered Moon Lander And Other Imaginary Spacecraft From The Past

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- 1630 days ago -
In the first known story of space travel in English literature, bishop and historian Francis Godwin envisioned getting carried to the moon by a craft harnessed to a flock of yet-to-be-discovered, super-strong, goose-like birds.

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Justin Vale (13)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 4:49 pm

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday January 6, 2014, 4:29 am

Rhonda B (99)
Monday January 6, 2014, 9:20 am
thank you.

Birgit W (160)
Monday January 6, 2014, 9:42 am
Thanks for sharing.

reft h (66)
Monday January 6, 2014, 10:25 pm
they were so imaginative back in the day...

Kerrie G (116)
Tuesday January 7, 2014, 8:29 am
Noted, thanks.

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 10:18 pm
I guess there must be something very intriguing about space travel, because of recorded information & drawings from the late 1600's. Me - well I am satisfied at looking up at the stars, the milky way and the moon.
If this planet had of been cared for properly in the first place, they wouldn't be so anxious to explore other planets, in my opinion.
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