Category Archives: Space!

Failure to Launch

The SpaceX failure to send Americans into space yesterday really isn’t a politics story… until it was. NYTimes (emphasis mine): At Cape Canaveral, Trump’s Search for a Heroic Narrative Is Thwarted “For President Trump, it was a chance to rewrite … Continue reading

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Splat Earther

I know I’m gonna get dragged for that headline… The WaPo has the polite one: ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, who wanted to prove the flat-Earth theory, dies in homemade-rocket disaster The plan: Float dozens of miles high in a balloon, then … Continue reading

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We Did Big Things Once

This is pretty great: ‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ light show on Washington Monument to mark Apollo 11. The celebration includes projecting an image of the Saturn V rocket on the Washington Monument. Saturday will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. … Continue reading

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To The Moon With You!

Apollo 11 in Real Time: A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon. This is so cool, fellow-nerds! It really is like reliving when we landed on the moon, minute by minute. You can join it in progress … Continue reading

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Stable Genius: To the moon with you!

For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon – We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of … Continue reading

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This is so cool

Instead of news driving you to drink, how about having one for the road for Voyager 2, which is now in interstellar space!

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I Don’t Mind Trump Going Into Space

…it’s the return trip that bums me out. Trump Wants ‘Space Force’ Added to Military as New U.S. Service President Donald Trump called for a new “Space Force” to be added to the U.S. military as an armed service separate … Continue reading

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Bridenstein To Lead Space Agency

The US Senate in all of its august wisdom has installed Rep. Jim Bridenstein to be the head of NASA: “Typically, NASA administrators are chosen from within NASA’s ranks, come up through the military, or have a background in science. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Mind Sending Trump Into Space…

…it’s the return trip that bums me out. (Live footage of Trump leading his Space Force) Trump floats the idea of creating a ‘Space Force’ to fight wars in space two words: Space Cadet.

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I Do Not Object To Launching Republicans Into Space

…it’s the return trip that bums me out: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wants to turn the moon into a gas station. pic.twitter.com/SjB6TXTRlM — CNBC (@CNBC) February 22, 2018 Living Unisom Wilbur Ross has been put in charge of “deregulating” … Continue reading

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