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On This Day, November 2, 1947

On This Day, November 2, 1947

Spruce Goose flies   The Hughes Flying Boat—the largest aircraft ever built—is piloted by designer Howard Hughes on its first and only flight. Built with laminated birch and spruce, the massive wooden aircraft had a wingspan longer than a football field and was designed to carry more than 700 men to battle. Howard Hughes was a successful Hollywood movie producer when he founded the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1932. He personally tested cutting-edge aircraft of his own design and in ... Full Story

Ulanski’s HT Helps Power Eagles Past Thunder

Ulanski’s HT Helps Power Eagles Past Thunder

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Wichita Thunder, 7-5, at the Budweiser Events Center in the first game of a home-and-home set this weekend. Kevin Ulanski recorded a hat trick and Colorado's power play went 5-for-6 on the night to outlast the Thunder. It was the second game in a row that the Eagles dressed just 14 skaters. The Eagles took a 3-0 lead in an opening period that saw extended power-play time for each squad. Ulanski got the scoring started at 3:56 on a play ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 2, Use Great Square of Pegasus

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 2, Use Great Square of Pegasus to find Andromeda galaxy

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org You can see the Andromeda galaxy at this time of year … simply by looking eastward at nightfall. By late evening, this galaxy will climb almost straight overhead, so you might want to enjoy the comfort of a reclining lawn chair for viewing this deep-sky treasure. This neighboring spiral galaxy appears in our sky as a large hazy patch – bigger than a full moon. It’s very noticeable in a star-filled sky, far from city ... Full Story