Tag Archives: NASA

Photos of Lunar Landing Sites

Some recently released photos from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera may finally, hopefully, but doubtfully put to rest some of the lingering conspiracy theories that the moon landings were faked. Most people take our landings as fact, but if you type in … Continue reading

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NASA Science Fiction

Wired recently reported that NASA has entered into an agreement with Tor publishing to create a line of science fiction books inspired by NASA.  The goal, supposedly, is to encourage new generations to aspire to hard science careers. Says Nona Cheeks, the director … Continue reading

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Goodbye Space Shuttle

This might offend some of my readers, but I’m glad the shuttle program has finally ended. Not because of the past, but because of the future. Being born on the day Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon, I’ve always … Continue reading

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Curiosity

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has recently released a computer animated video of its upcoming Curiosity Mars rover and it’s a great one. In what seems like a short 11 minutes, you can watch Curiosity’s launch, fiery decent through Mars’ atmosphere, its … Continue reading

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The Future of U.S. Space Exploration

Recently, Nature posted an article outlining the results of a survey on what steps NASA should take over the 2013-2012 time frame. This is no regular survey. Leading scientists were polled, and they weighed out various proposed missions in light of … Continue reading

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