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    Ascension Island Things to Do

    Ascension Island has a long history when it comes to tracking extraterrestrial goings on.Scottish astronomer, David Gill, visited Ascension in 1877 to view Mars through a range of his instruments during the Opposition of Mars (an alignment of the sun, the earth, and Mars) which occurred in that year.The Island was used from 1967 to 1990 as a base...

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    Ascension Island Things to Do

    As part of the NASA Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network, an integrated Apollo and deep-space station (DSS 72) was constructed in 1965 on the eastern side of Ascension at the Devil’s Ashpit. The original purpose of constructing the station was to support the early Surveyor missions. Because such a station could also support later deep-space...

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    Ascension Island Things to Do

    The Museum and Gallery incorporating Fort Hayes is located at Fort Hayes and is divided in four sections:The Main MuseumThe Carriage HouseFort Hayes Magazine Fort Hayes Fort Hayes I will cover in a separate tip – Fort Hayes. The remaining sites (within 50 metres of the Fort entrance) are packed with a range of exhibits covering every aspect of the...


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