Episode 640: Wagon train…to the stars!

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1wN">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What’s a quote that permanently changed the way you look at things?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157755152041671/">Technorama</a><br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157755152041671">Chuck</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for May 19, 2021<br> This is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 226 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1743, that Jean-Pierre Christin developed the centigrade temperature scale<br> Also on May 19, 1961, Venera 1 became the first man-made object to fly by another planet by passing Venus (the probe had lost contact with Earth a month earlier and did not send back any data)<br> 59 years ago today, A birthday salute to U.S. President John F. Kennedy took place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The highlight was Marilyn Monroe’s rendition of “Happy Birthday”<br> May 19, 1971, Mars 2 was launched by the Soviet Union<br> On May 19, 1996, Space Shuttle Endeavour was launched on mission STS-77.<br> Also today in 2000, Space Shuttle Atlantis was launched on mission STS-101 to resupply the International Space Station.<br> It was on this date in 2018, that The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was held at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, with an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> American businessman and philanthropist, Johns Hopkins, born on this date in 1795.<br> John Jacob Abel, American biochemist and pharmacologist was born on that same date in 1857.<br> Born May 19, 1903, American scientist Ruth Ella Moore.<br> American minister and activist, Malcolm X, born on this date in 1925.<br> English engineer and businessman, founded Lotus Cars, Colin Chapman was born 93 years ago today.<br> Dick Scobee, the American colonel, pilot, and astronaut was born 82 years ago today.<br> American computer scientist, founded Digital Research Inc., Gary Kildall, born on this date in 1942.<br> Jamaican-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress, Grace Jones is 73 today.<br> American singer-songwriter and bass player, Dusty Hill, born on this date in 1949.<br> Joey Ramone, American singer-songwriter was born on that same date in 1951.<br> Canadian-American computer scientist, created Java, James Gosling is 66 today.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 14 – JPCJ<br> 22 – Tim Elliott<br> 23 – Kris Ziel Host and producer of The AVScast and 24 Under Review<br> 26 – Eli Yukelzon<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for May  19, 2021<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link. chuckchat.com/birthday<br> <br> News<br> <br> <a href="https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/05/12/996141182/paralyzed-man-communicates-by-imagining-handwriting">Neural Interface Lets Man Type On Computer By Imagining Handwriting : Shots – Health News : NPR</a><br> <a href="https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ufo-military-intelligence-60-minutes-2021-05-14/">Former Navy pilot says flight crews observed UFOs off Atlantic Coast “every day for at least a couple years” – CBS News</a><br> <a href="https://www.sciencealert.com/natural-radio-emission-has-been-discovered-in-the-atmosphere-of-venus">Venus Flyby Reveals Low-Frequency Radio Signal Detected in The Planet’s Atmosphere</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br>