While I’ve been lying low content-wise on the site here, I’ve been staying pretty busy at work. One of the many fun things I get to do is to look up historic events leading up to the Apollo moon missions, and then write a little bit about the event for the Space Foundation’s “Space Watch” […]Read More Another “Space Watch” article…
Citizens of Earth: for as little as $15 you can apply to fly in a rocket ship of your choice. How? It’s all thanks to your money, and an inspired program from the people you are giving the money to–Spaceship Earth Grants (SEG). From the middle of last September, until the end of this year (Dec 31, […]Read More DIY Space: Space Travel Grants are Go!
When I think of self-contained environments, I can’t help but think of Bio-Dome. It’s a failing, and I understand that, but my mind makes associations that way. So imagine my Confucian (pun intended) when the Chinese announced last May that three intrepid volunteers had endured 105 days in Lunar PALACE (Permanent Astrobase Life-support Artificial Closed […]Read More As the Worm Turns (In Your Mouth): China’s Lunar PALACE
The European Space Agency (ESA) has a mission for you, should you be willing to accept, and perhaps have a creative flair. They would love for you to give their mission a name in a challenge imaginatively titled “Name That Mission.” The mission will be an ESA astronaut (shouldn’t the Europeans have a different name […]Read More Name an ESA Space Mission
This is my Clearancejobs.com post about Bigelow Aerospace’s latest job posting for their “astronaut-in-space simulation studies“ program. Click on the title to find out more: “The “Fake Stuff”–work as a fake astronaut.”Read More The “Fake” Stuff