I have been fascinated with space exploration ever since my middle school science class watched John Glenn launch into orbit on a black and white TV in 1962.

In high school, I corresponded with our congressman, Olin Teague, who became chairman of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics. He sent me a 1,000-plus page tome of the NASA space program in 1964.

Bill Tinsley reflects on current events and life experience from a faith perspective. Visit www.tinsleycenter.com. Email bill@tinsleycenter.com.

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