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Max and Daniel visit NASA's Johnson Space Center

< > It's often said that Formula One really is a bit like rocket science – an endeavour in which elite pilots are backed by some fairly intricate science and simulation in pursuit of a complex target. It's not a comparison we've had the chance to put to the test before now but this week's trip to Texas provided the ideal opportunity in the shape of a pre-race journey to see some actual space tech – at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Yes indeed, after five years of racing in Austin, a quick look at a map of Texas revealed that it's a short three-hour drive from COTA to Houston's incredible space facility. So, after a few phone calls to gain access and then a few more to assure the...
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