Ron Garan

@Astro_Ron

Husband, Father, Social Entrepreneur, Pizza Aficionado, TBD... #Optimistic4OurFuture, Occasionally Spend Time in Low Earth Orbit or on the Bottom of the Ocean

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The Thanksgiving story as seen #FromSpace On September 6, 1620, a ship with her passengers and crew set sail from Plymouth Harbor in England on a 3,000-mile voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the “new world,” planning to drop anchor where eleven years earlier the explorer Henry Hudson sailed in what is now New York Harbor, at the mouth of the river that bears his name. Sixty-six days later, on November 21, buffeted by ocean winds and with winter fast approaching, the ship known as the Mayflower instead dropped anchor at the sight of Provincetown, the hooked sheltering harbor on the eastern edge of Cape Cod visible in this picture. This voyage is remembered with Thanksgiving in the United States - rooted in the harvest of the following autumn - and made possible because of the help of the native population. A little less than 400 years later, a ship with her crew orbit 250 miles above the Earth every 90 minutes, unimaginable to explorers, natives and new settlers of the early 17th century, yet made possible by cooperation among people and nations in the 20th and 21st.

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982 days ago

The Thanksgiving story as seen #FromSpace On September 6, 1620, a ship with her passengers and crew set sail from Plymouth Harbor in England on a 3,000-mile voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the “new world,” planning to drop anchor where eleven years earlier the explorer Henry Hudson sailed in what is now New York Harbor, at the mouth of the river that bears his name. Sixty-six days later, on November 21, buffeted by ocean winds and with winter fast approaching, the ship known as the Mayflower instead dropped anchor at the sight of Provincetown, the hooked sheltering harbor on the eastern edge of Cape Cod visible in this picture. This voyage is remembered with Thanksgiving in the United States - rooted in the harvest of the following autumn - and made possible because of the help of the native population. A little less than 400 years later, a ship with her crew orbit 250 miles above the Earth every 90 minutes, unimaginable to explorers, natives and new settlers of the early 17th century, yet made possible by cooperation among people and nations in the 20th and 21st.

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TongrenGirl 951 days ago

Awesome - Ron, you have a very special way of seeing things & then you share with us! Thank you!!!!!

Argotethermopla 952 days ago

Sup Astro_Ron awesome pic, profile me!$

OPopeyes 969 days ago

Las fotos que enviastes no se ven. Más tarde las vuelves a enviar. Yo he elegido esta que si se ve. Interesante la Historia de nuestros antepasados

OPopeyes 969 days ago

He estado pensando en la pregunta que te hice hace tiempo, sobre por qué nuestros antepasados ya sabían que existían tantos planetas. ¿Serían Extraterrestres?

OPopeyes 969 days ago

Astro ¿Has visto la Luna en China?. Es preciosa. ¿Veremos árboles, frutas y animales en la nueva Tierra?. Será como el Arca de Noé. Cuestión de empezar

GalaxyMoon7 979 days ago

Beautiful!

Daniel_Craig 981 days ago

Amazing!

kingkaps7 981 days ago

Beautiful Holiday Blessings to you!!

shebell47 981 days ago

wow...how far we have come!wonder where we will be 400 years from now??Happy Thanksgiving!!!

govi47 981 days ago

Happy Thanksgiving Ron!! and God bless U.S.A. big big country!!!

BigSteppinGal 982 days ago

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for sharing this Ron!