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My name is Joey Vars, and I was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. I'm a history major specializing in spaceflight, and I anticipate a Fall 2015 graduation. I'm passionate about all things space-related, and my goal is to work for NASA. In addition to this, I love Florida history, and have traveled much of the state's back roads, discovering forgotten destinations and adventures along the way.

Nothin’ like a rocket launch

Liftoff - By willhaney

Liftoff - by willhaney - http://spaceexp.tumblr.com/

There’s nothing like a rocket launch to remind you of just what it is you want to do in life. Being two miles away from a rocket on the launch pad fills you up with a sense of anticipation unlike any other. I suppose it could be akin to an athlete about to run out on to the field, or a … Continue reading