Apollo 11: Geography Lessson.

July 20, 1969. Over 50 years ago, 2 men, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, embarked on the Apollo 11, a spaceflight that would take the first human beings to the moon. Apollo 11 was launched by the Saturn V rocket. The NASA Kennedy Space Center was its launching center. Space rocket launches are…

The Geography of US/Cuba Relations

  90 miles of water separates the U.S. state of Florida from the nation of Cuba. Such a short distance, and yet, much contention. Recently, an entry about the potential for a tourism boom in Cuba was written on TheGeoScholar. With President Donald Trump rolling back changes that former President Barack Obama made towards US/Cuba…

Go West, North, And South, Baseball.

  Baseball, America’s Pasttime, it is a sport that has long been beloved in the USA. Spring time in America, the flowers blooming, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Passover, and baseball. TheGeoScholar blog has mentioned baseball and geography. This is another edition. Up through 1952, Major League Baseball was played in these cities: New York City, Boston,…