Tag: space

Spaced Out

Thesis proposal + family in town = productive, fun, and BUSY! And yet there’s so much going on, with the election and the economy and all the usual bits of news… no time to think of it all right now.…

Carnival of Space #70

The carnival of the spacy-est kids around is up at OrbitalHub. Learn all about the the Shuttle flight to Hubble, more news from Mars, space elevators, Rosetta’s asteroid flyby, and so much more!

Wave at the Nice Astronauts!

Did you know that you can see the International Space Station with the naked eye? It’s actually quite bright! Space.com reports on some great opportunities to see the ISS from North America and Europe over the next few weeks. They…

Mars Madness

Lots of cool news has been floating around on the Phoenix Mars lander. It has taken its first snapshots of the Martian north polar cap, and will be beginning its three-month scientific mission. Keep yourself updated on the project site!…

Don't Panic!

This tidbit came out a little while ago, where a state legislator in Illinois denounced atheist Rob Sherman as he testified against the state’s plan to use taxpayer money to help fund a church. From the article: Challenging Sherman, Davis…