Do you have a penchant for prophecy? Do your officemates hang on every word when you dole out the divination? Is your casting Kung Fu strong? Then maybe this will be an easy DIY for you. The folks at OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer) are asking for the public to come forecast […]Read More DIY Space: Predict The Future of Space Exploration
Fresh from Twitter, and the Google Lunar XPRIZE website, here are a few interesting posts. The posts contain stories and videos of five different teams and their activities as they pursue the Google Lunar XPRIZE. For those who don’t know what this particular prize is–here’s the explanation straight from their “Prize Details” page: The Google […]Read More Interesting stories about the teams that are pursuing XPRIZE
I just caught this on Twitter from @prchovanec. It seems the Russians think the Chinese satellite I mentioned in this aside could pose a problem for them, too. The twittered article mentions a few other sources, such as Bob Christy, for their suppositions too, but I urge you to read it. We all were made […]Read More Now the Russians are worried about Chinese “Terminator” satellites
When it is a museum-piece being shuttled by an airplane to its resting place. Digitalglobe’s twitter-feed just sent this out. A little sad picture of the past (almost a year ago). Note the artifacting of the image in the photo? The way Digitalglobe explain it is the aircraft is moving fast during the time their […]Read More A shadow of the future: When is a space shuttle not a space shuttle?
What’s the primary difference between this picture, courtesy Spaceflightnow.com… …and this one, from Phys.org? If it’s obvious to you, congratulations, you now have a great sense of smarminess within you. For the rest of you, there will be an answer in my next few posts.Read More Pop Quiz!!: One of these things…