Tag Archives: Space Travel

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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Farewell Cassini

Friday signaled the end for the Cassini probe as NASA crashed it into the atmosphere of Saturn. It will probably be months before we get a better idea what the ringed-world’s composition was before all contact was last. In high school I … Continue reading

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Success! Rosetta lands on a comet!

A rather cool development since comets tend to be demonized in popular culture; omens of bad things about to happen, a zombie plague originator, an evil empire hiding in it and something which will crash into earth, destroying civilization. I’m … Continue reading

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Antares rocket fails after a few seconds but it happens

As I recently experienced, you still can learn from mistakes and failure, or at least we used to in America. The ignoramuses who continue to poo poo space travel/exploration will try to exploit this forgetting how often our attempts in … Continue reading

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All too easy…

OK, I only got a 9/10 because I flubbed on a 50/50 proposal with the last one entailing the space shuttle Atlantis based upon the choices given. The initial nine space/starships were a breeze to identify with or without the process … Continue reading

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A great interactive demo of the Solar System’s scale

The BBC once again demonstrating its superiority over America’s so-called news organizations with this cool page showing you the scale of just the Solar System. There are benchmarks along the way pointing out humanity’s accomplishments and well-known celestial objects. I … Continue reading

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