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Ascension Island

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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 Hotels

    I will only be writing one hotel review for Ascension as there is only one hotel on the island. Be...

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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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