One of my favorite sites, TheVerge.com, covered this year’s SXSW (South By SouthWest) activities. They posted this article about an application NASA and Planetary Resources released during SXSW for public downloading. The application, called Asteroid Data Hunter (ADH-not the greatest name), will allow people to upload images of the stars. Then the application will sift […]Read More Search The Skies for Objects Out to get You
Here’s another article I wrote this month in “Space Watch.” The article is about the Gemini 3 (GT-3 for Gemini/Titan-3) mission flown by Gus Grissom and John Young. It’s an important mission for Apollo, as most Gemini missions were intended to be, full of interesting tests for processes, technology…and food. This latest article shows the hungry […]Read More Another 50th Anniversary Apollo Moment, with Gemini
I do write for other sites/organizations. In this instance I’m sharing one of the Apollo 50th anniversary moments. Of course, the 50th of Apollo 11’s launch is a few years down the road still, but Gemini (also in the video above), the “bridge” program between NASA’s Mercury and Apollo programs, was very interesting and active […]Read More Here’s a bit about Apollo
I found posters, like the one shown above, on The Verge. They’re just a fun take on the Kepler spacecraft’s planet-hunting mission, and also informative. The posters mention the planet’s name and gives an idea of what the planet is like. These posters are just a few of the planets discovered by Kepler. If you want to […]Read More Kepler’s Travel Posters
The Orion capsule was successfully tested last week. For those who don’t know, the Orion is NASA’s future crew capable capsule, which will hopefully be used to explore to the moon and beyond. The capsule was tested on December 5, 2014, lofted into space for a very short time and then reentered the Earth’s atmosphere […]Read More Another False Step for Mankind?