Monday, May 29, 2023

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the ‘Winston Churchill Rule’ to Become Exceptionally Persuasive
China plans to land astronauts on moon before 2030, another step in what looks like a new space race
How Many People Can Fit Into SpaceX's Starship?
Saudi Arabia has ambitious plans for space. Its astronauts on SpaceX's private Ax-2 mission are just the start, official says
NASA, Boeing Provide Update on Starliner Flight Test Readiness
The Last Moonwalker and Other Stories
NASA Forges Ahead in Crucial Test Series: Moon Rocket Engine Hot Fire
What was the longest-lasting civilization?
US ‘ready to fight in space if we have to’, says military official

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Now that Blue Origin has ‘landed’ its second lunar contract, what’s next?

NASA recently announced that the “national team,” led by Blue Origin and including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Astrobotic and Honeybee Robotics, will construct and operate the second human landing system (HLS), according to Ars Technica. The Blue Moon, as the new HLS is called, is slated to serve on the Artemis V mission, scheduled for the late 2020s or early 2030s.

Iranian and Taliban forces engage in shootout on border over water dispute
Why Japan’s Private Lunar Lander Crashed on Moon
McCarthy gets debt-ceiling deal -- with work requirements
DeSantis Rule Shields Musk's SpaceX From Liability
SpaceX investment in Starship approaches $5 billion
NASA Pursues Lunar Terrain Vehicle Services for Artemis Missions
10 everyday NASA inventions and spin-offs you can find in your home
The Moon, Mars, and Beyond
NASA and Boeing say preparations continue for July Starliner test flight
Texas House votes to impeach AG Ken Paxton
Here’s what’s in the deal to raise the debt ceiling

Friday, May 26, 2023

Electricity prices in Finland flipped negative — a huge oversupply of clean, hydroelectric power meant suppliers were almost giving it away
Elon Musk's Neuralink says it has FDA approval for study of brain implants in humans
How I Dealt with the Covid Pandemic While Legally Blind
American companies building lunar landers, ready to commercialize moon
Intuitive Machines Lunar Landing Site Moves to South Pole
ExxonMobil Dips Its Oily Toe Into Lithium
NASA safety panel skeptical of Starliner readiness for crewed flight
Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis Enter the Race
Tim Scott and the Politics of Forgiveness
Why is it So Hard to Go Back to the Moon?
A Texas-Sized Property Tax Cut
A Clean Water Landmark for Liberty at the Supreme Court
These tiny, medical robots could one day travel through your body

Thursday, May 25, 2023

At long last, the glorious future we were promised in space is on the way
Exploration Upper Stage Unveiled: Revolutionary Leap in Crew Safety, Cargo Capacity, and Deep Space Power
160-Plus Retired Military Brass Urge Congress To Root Out DOD’s Poisonous ‘Diversity’ And ‘Equity’ Programs
Florida bill protects SpaceX, other space companies from accident liability
Danish astronaut flying on SpaceX shuttle warns Europe not to fall behind in space
President DeSantis?
NASA’s VIPER is leading the way for the next generation of moon rovers
Is the Universe a quantum fluctuation?
Dark Hunt
Remembering Tina Turner, a Fierce and Seductive Rock and Soul-Music Icon
The World Economy Needs to Get Its Growth Back
The Ron DeSantis Challenge

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

FDA approves first gene-edited sausages
No one should be surprised Virgin Orbit failed—it had a terrible business plan
How solar farms took over the California desert: ‘An oasis has become a dead sea’

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds | Season 2 Official Trailer | Paramount+

Moon crash site found! NASA orbiter spots grave of private Japanese lander
NASA return to the Moon could be imperiled by politics
What is NASA working on?
Dark Sanction
A Mission to Uranus Could Help Find Planet 9
Bakhmut and the Battle of Moscow

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

How Space Companies Plan to Build Roads and Bases on the Moon
The Moon Has a Hidden Resource That Could Sustain Billions of Humans for 100,000 Years
SpaceX making progress toward next Starship test flights
Sending astronauts to Mars by 2040 is 'an audacious goal' but NASA is trying anyway
NASA has sights set on Mars with help from a nuclear rocket engine
A Brother on the Moon
Tim Scott’s Pitch for American Revival
Earliest evidence of wine consumption in the Americas found in Caribbean
Space Force’s New Mission Statement: Time To Inform and Inspire

Keeping in mind that the Space Force’s current mission statement lacks clarity, Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman is crowd-sourcing ideas among the service’s guardians to develop a new Space Force mission statement that more clearly defines why the service branch exists.

Monday, May 22, 2023

SpaceX set to join FAA to fight environmental lawsuit that could delay Starship work
Ray Stevenson, Actor in ‘Punisher: War Zone,’ ‘RRR’ and ‘Thor’ Films, Dies at 58

Not to mention Rome the Series


NASA Budget Uncertainty Deepens Amid Headwinds
Black astronaut says lunar mission will be ‘major accomplishment’ in American history
SpaceX Sells Starlink Terminals to Unipol for Italy Flood Relief
SpaceX launches veteran NASA astronaut, three rookies on private Axiom mission to ISS
NASA seeks to shore up congressional support for Artemis
Deep Sleep May Be the Best Defense Against Alzheimer’s
Elon Musk Is Right About George Soros—and Not Anti-Semitic
Escape From New York, Etc.
Children of Apollo: What if we never stopped going to the moon?
What the 14th Amendment Really Says
World’s first house made with nappy-blended concrete
JWST spots biggest water plume yet spewing from a moon of Saturn