Miss Missile

Between 1961 and 1965, a "Miss Missile" was chosen annually at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls. The contest was part of the Armed Forces Day celebrations.The first winner was Nancy Mitchell, making her Miss Mitchell Miss Missile.Wichita Falls Record - May

Astronomers call for renaming the Magellanic Clouds

Names have significance, especially when they’re written in the stars.A group of astronomers is coalescing around an idea to rename two neighbors of the Milky Way, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.Named after explorer Ferdinand Magellan, the satellite galaxies are visible with the naked