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The Real U-2 (Not the Rock Band)

Lockheed’s U-2 aircraft is the epitome of blue sky thinking in Southern California.

The Theater of Duck and Cover

Duck and cover drills were way to allay fears of nuclear attack, but did it really work?

Disney Sells the Space Dream

Walt Disney and Wernher Von Braun were major figures in the popularization of space.

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L.A. aircraft companies become America’s “arsenal of democracy” during World War II.

Back to the Future

Tech billionaires choose Southern California to launch their own space companies.

A Space Odyssey

The race to the moon is matched in dollars by a secret military program to dominate space.

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