More Rabbits on the Moon?

There are several teams competing for Google’s Lunar XPRIZE.  One team is going their own way, because instead of using just one robot, the team, Hakuto (which is Japanese for rabbit), is using two.  The following information comes from’s recent post about Hakuto and the robot duo they are prototyping. The bigger robot, looking like […]

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Astronaut Pay

Sure, some of us say we’d work in space for free.  We’re pretty nerdy that way.  I’m pretty sure, then, for these astronauts, that getting paid to do something they love, is icing on the cake.  I’m assuming astronauts love their job.  There’s a lot of work and commitment involved to become an astronaut, though, so […]

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What’s the Worst that Could Happen?

Enough about the Missileer cheaters!  It’s just sad to see the organizations I once worked for go downhill so badly.  On to the story… There’s always someone out there who has a great-sounding idea for how to take care of the “debris-in-space” problem.  Japan is no exception.  This article talks about Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency’s […]

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