…the United States sent a man into space for the first time. Mr. Alan Shephard became America’s first Astronaut by riding a missile into the vacuum. http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1939.html Take a look […]
Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal. With the shuttle retiring in June, this might be the first time in human history our species is decelerating. What gives humans? Check […]
Check out this riveting animation of a flyby of Saturn. This wasn’t drawn or modeled, but created by stitching together thousands of actual photographs taken from Cassini. This is as […]
The Carina Nebula. Too perfect. Giving us all the finger.
Happy Birthday Carl Sagan. If we were friends on Facebook, I would send you a message today. It wouldn’t be a generic “Happy Birthday”, because you were not a generic […]
I’m amazed at how far ahead of my time I am. Like twelve hours ahead. Last night, I was watching season 2 of the wonderful History Channel series, The Universe. […]
One of the many terrific uses for rockets…