Now that we are at the end of 2019, it is time to look back at this year’s material published on Drew Ex Machina and see which of the 37 new essays I posted during this site’s sixth year online, along with earlier published material, proved to be most popular to my readers. In addition to satisfying my curiosity, this exercise is an attempt to figure out what kinds of articles my readers prefer so that I can focus my attention on similar topics over the coming months when possible. What follows is a review of the Top Ten most popular articles on this site during 2019 based on a raw tally of their page views. If you are interested in checking out any of these articles for yourself, they can be accessed by clicking on the titles or the feature images in the reviews that follow.
The crew of Apollo 1 poses at LC-34 on January 17, 1967 – ten days before the pad fire which killed them. (NASA)
#10 The Future That Never Came: The Unflown Mission of Apollo 1
On January 27, 1967, NASA astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee perished in an ...