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History Quiz - week of June 29


Last week’s question and answer:

In 1959, remote tracking stations for satellite operations opened in Hawaii, California, New Hampshire and other locations.  The next expansion of the network occurred in 1961, when three additional sites opened.  Name one of those sites.

The three sites that opened in 1961 were Donnelly Flats, Alaska; Camp Roberts, California and Fort Dix, New Jersey.


This week’s question:

The mythical beast comprising the emblem of the 50th Space Wing is what kind of creature? 

BONUS:  From where did the wing derive its emblem? 


Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50 SW/PA at

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