Is there anyone cooler on near the planet as this guy?
Category Archives: Space
I generally enjoy space movies, but this looks intense.
Well, that’s depressing.
Lee Hutchinson has a really cool, in-depth look at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, the 6.2 million gallon pool the agency uses to train astronauts for spacewalk missions.
Clara Moskowitz at Space.com, on the Mars rover: The computer problem is related to a glitch in flash memory on the A-side computer caused by corrupted memory files, Cook said. Scientists are still looking into the root cause the corrupted memory, but it’s possible the memory files were damaged by high-energy space particles called cosmic [...]
Ten year ago, the space shuttle Columbia launched for the last time. The mission — STS-107 — was the 113th flown. Everything was normal until re-entry, but the disaster was a result of an incident at take-off. A briefcase-sized piece of foam came off the external tank, striking Columbia on the leading edge of the left [...]
collectSPACE: Apollo 17, the last of the missions to land men on the moon, began 40 years ago today with the dawning of a man-made sun. Lifting off just after midnight (EST) on Dec. 7, 1972, the Apollo 17 mission was the final of NASA’s moon-bound manned flights — and the first night launch. The [...]
Sean Hollister: 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy told the United States that man would go to the moon. Soon, another American president may announce that the same celestial body will serve as a waypoint for manned space exploration. The Verge has learned that NASA intends to deploy a robotic lunar rover on the [...]
Well, this is one hell of a hobby project.
Apollo vet Sy Liebergot took Ars Technica writer though the Apollo Mission Control Center. These rooms were used to get men to the moon and back, on technology that is laughably weak by today’s standards.
The tail appears damaged, but the rest of the shuttle looks to be intact.
The biggest question is this: did that kid make his shot?
This video is stunning.
These photos are nothing short of surreal.
The Voyager program is insane.