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kgordhamer
10-25-17, 03:08 AM
Hi everybody, my name is Ken and I live in a suburb of Kansas City. I've been playing Orbiter since it came out, although I don't know nearly enough about it.

Ever since taking astronomy and astrophysics in high school I have been in love with space. I remember watching Apollo 11 land when I was a kid (yeah, I'm that old...). That grainy video is still one of the pivotal moments of my life.

My father was an Air Force pilot and I joined too, although I never got to fly; I was a nuclear weapons specialist. Love the hardware!

Some of my other interests are the US Civil War and ancient history.

Tex
10-25-17, 03:33 AM
Hi Ken, great to see you! Thanks for your service. Flying would be great, but your job sounds like it was a cool one too. Wish I was alive to witness the Apollo landings. I'm also a fellow history buff, but I admittedly don't know enough about the Civil War. The war I'm well versed in is WWII, and more specifically that of Germany and Hitler's roll in the years leading up to it and during the war. I did a research project in school and ended up reading several books. One of them was quite good, "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich". I'm sure you're familiar with it.