The Apollo 12 Saturn V leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) on it’s way to launch pad 39A on September 8, 1969 (via Flickr).Read more "Photo: Apollo 12 Exits the VAB"
Check out this cool video by BBC. Even though I know it makes sense, I still find it somewhat unnerving to watch a ball and feather fall at the same speed.Read more "The Ball and the Feather"
Friday April 8th, 2016 – SpaceX launched is first re-supply mission, CRS-8, to the International Space Station (ISS) today since the ill fated CRS-7 last year. The Flacon 9 carried the Dragon spacecraft into orbit on a trajectory to rendezvous with the orbiting laboratory in approximately two days time, launching from Cape Canaveral at 4:43 PM […]Read more "SpaceX Resupply Mission Launches to ISS, Makes Successful Landing"
Is there life elsewhere in the universe? In this post, I will present my own opinion on the matter, and briefly summarize some of the research and theories on the subject. Most planets are not “Earth-like”, and definitely would not meet the requirements for sustaining the majority of life forms that are present here on Earth. […]Read more "Are We Alone?"
I thoroughly enjoyed the Pluto Files which provides a detailed albeit dated* account of the events that lead to the demotion of Pluto in 2006. In it, Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson recounts his part in what would eventually lead the International Astronomical Union (referred to as the IAU) to create a definition for a Planet […]Read more "My Quick Thoughts On The Pluto Files by Neil DeGrasse Tyson"