January 24, 2013

We Blew Up Arizona to Simulate the Moon

Manaugh & Twilley, The Atlantic


AP Photo

Thanks to a well-timed tip from landscape blogger Alex Trevi of Pruned, Venue made a detour on our exit out of Flagstaff, Arizona, to visit the old black cinder fields of an extinct volcano--where, incredibly, NASA and its Apollo astronauts once practiced their, at the time, forthcoming landing on the moon.

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