Two Past Visions of the Future

Two things this week made me think about the how people in the past looked at the future, particularly regarding space exploration. The first was a movie, and the second was an article on Brickset.com’s site about certain space LEGO kits from the past. The movie, Forbidden Planet, is one of my favorite movies. It […]

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Stage Two Engine Test

I wrote this “Apollo 50th Anniversary Moment” prior to the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium this year. While a lot of important things happened in April 1966 for the Apollo program, I thought the Saturn V second stage engine test was worth focusing on–especially since it helped with some wordplay. I think. And it’s kind of […]

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United States Government adding to the polar low earth orbiting constellation

This article caught my eye, if only because of the inaccuracy of the headline.  The nation’s largest rocket was actually the Saturn V.  When someone prints a headline like that, it normally means they just took the public release, and reprinted or copy/pasted it.  I think they mean the nation’s largest, currently, which might be […]

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