Tag Archives: NASA

RIP Michael Collins

I’m glad that when the show For All Mankind covered the Apollo XI landing, they kept the names of the real astronauts, including the late Michael Collins who would then be in the alternate universe’s Apollo XV (sic) disaster…spoiler alert, he survived. Rather sucks. … Continue reading

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Martian sunset or sunrise?

Somebody posted this on Twitter. It’s probably from a probe with functioning cameras. The three bright dots in the Martian sky are Venus, Earth and Jupiter. Given that Mars’ atmosphere is one percent the density of ours, it’s probably easier … Continue reading

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For All Mankind: one season

This was the first show I was interested in watching on Apple’s new TV/Movie network and I was also a little apprehensive. Whenever a former Star Trek producer is involved, it’s a warning that the show might be craptacular. Let’s face it, … Continue reading

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1970: Apollo 13 launched

The Apollo 13 mission was a demonstration of what happens when you plan and prepare for the worst. It was NASA’s finest hour back then. Hard to believe it happened when the GOP was in the White House since we lost two … Continue reading

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