Sunday, October 18, 2020

Gags and uproar at paleontology conference after profanity filter bans the word “bone” (and many others)
Blue Origin takes one small step toward being a competitor to SpaceX

Recently, Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital rocket into the skies over west Texas. The flight was the 13th time a version of the New Shepard flew into space, the 12th time it was entirely successful. The flight was one more small step toward making Blue Origin a major launch company that could compete with SpaceX.

NASA's Osiris-Rex about to land on asteroid Bennu: Here's what will happen
NASA’s Next Moonsuit Is Going to Be Damned Impressive
Star Trek: Picard - Season One
Gabriella's Holy War
NASA awards contracts for lunar technologies and ice prospecting payload
Japanese device scans a book a minute
This camera can film 3-D movies at 100 billion frames per second

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Gay Astronauts: A Final Frontier

Gal Gadot Teaches You Hebrew Slang | Vanity Fair

Best language lesson ever.
Mark Kelly's views on Space Force, NASA's Artemis return to the moon are problematic
NASA awards $370 million to private companies to aid moon exploration push
NASA makes a significant investment in on-orbit spacecraft refueling
NASA to Broadcast OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection Activities
Is NASA Finally Done Paying Russia for Trips to Space?
The Last Moonwalker and Other Stories
The Moon's Ancient Magnetic Field Helped Protect the Young Earth
First room-temperature superconductor excites — and baffles — scientists
Are Hunter Biden's emails the 2020 October surprise?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

And so the Artemis Alliance begins.
Blue Origin launches and lands a New Shepard rocket on its seventh trip to space
Mark Kelly's views on Space Force, NASA's Artemis return to the moon are problematic
HBO to Develop Scripted Series About Elon Musk’s SpaceX
China's Tianwen-1 Mars probe snaps epic deep-space selfie
The moon is the perfect spot for SETI
Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, is about to launch a rocket into space to test NASA's new moon-landing technologies
Head of Russian space program calls for more international cooperation in NASA’s Moon plans
'Exotic Stellar Peacock' May Open Door to Unexplored Realm of Physics
How to see what’s on the other side of a wormhole without actually traveling through it

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Mark Kelly's views on Space Force, NASA's Artemis return to the moon are problematic

Captain Mark Kelly, a candidate for senator from the state of Arizona, has an impressive resume. He flew combat missions during Operation Desert Storm. He flew on the space shuttle four times, twice as a mission commander.

However, Kelly’s views on space policy, a subject with which he should be familiar, given his former profession, are problematic.

Billions of rocks from Venus might have landed on the moon after impacts
UAE will launch its first moon rover in 2024
For your reading pleasure Gabriella's War (The Vampire Gabriella Book 4)
European Space Agency finalises plans to ‘explore the moon properly’
Inside Sierra Nevada Corp’s space plans, from the reusable ‘Dream Chaser’ to inflatable habitats
NASA delays commercial crew mission to study Falcon 9 engine issue