Category Archives: Space!

Billionaires in Space, Cont.

I missed this quote yesterday from very-little rocket man: “When you get up there, and you see it, you see how tiny it is and how fragile it is,” Bezos continued. “We need to take all heavy industry, all polluting … Continue reading

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Billionaires in Space: A Conclusion

Honest-to-blog, Bezos said this, and I hope that it triggers enough feeble brains to realize that something is majorly wrong with our tax code: this is somehow a real quote Jeff Bezos: "I want to thank every Amazon employee, and … Continue reading

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Thrust-off, Bezos

Masculinity-insecure billionaire Jeff Bezos Amazon Prime’ed hisself into “space” and returned 10 minutes later. Can hardly wait to read the review of his ticket purchase.

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More Pigs in Space, Please!

Good news! We’re shooting another plutocrat into the sun, er, into space! Seat on Bezos’ Blue Origin flight to space sells for $28 million at auction I wonder how much Bezos will charge for the return trip?

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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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