Monday Musings: Space, the Final Frontier

Did you watch the launch of the SpaceX Dragon capsule on Saturday afternoon? We did. And it was a beautiful thing to see. It was so good to see the USA sending astronauts into space in a capsule made and launched right here at home. We have been out of the space business for too … Continue reading Monday Musings: Space, the Final Frontier

Wednesday Wanderings: New Moons for Jupiter, Huge Plane May Carry Rockets to the Edge of Space, and NASA and SpaceX Agree to Test Fueling Rockets with Astronauts Aboard

Ten new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing the total to 79: Jupiter Moons Is this bigger-than-huge plane the answer to getting rockets into space? Stratolaunch In more space news, NASA may be on the verge of allowing SpaceX to fuel rockets after astronauts are aboard: SpaceX ====================================================== Coming soon: Two's Company, a sci-fi novel in … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Moons for Jupiter, Huge Plane May Carry Rockets to the Edge of Space, and NASA and SpaceX Agree to Test Fueling Rockets with Astronauts Aboard

Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

A group of reporters was invited to take a look at a mock-up of the SpaceX capsule that will fly astronauts next year: SpaceX This is interesting. It's been all over social media and rock music news. Nothing definitive, and as always, I will believe it when I hear it. (But this may just be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Falcon Heavy, Virus May Be the Cause of Consciousness, Winter Olympic Facts, and 23 Dumb Jokes

SpaceX launched it's Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6. The lift off was pretty neat, and the two booster rockets landed upright almost in perfect sync. If you missed it, here's a video of the take off and landing: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Scientists think a virus might be responsible for human consciousness: Human Consciousness Are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Falcon Heavy, Virus May Be the Cause of Consciousness, Winter Olympic Facts, and 23 Dumb Jokes

Wednesday Wanderings: Folklore Creatures, Funny Animal Photos, SpaceX Lands a Rocket, and Christmas

I don't know that I would call all of these "insane," but there are some interesting creatures in this list: Nordic Folklore Creatures We all know animals do some funny things, but these photos won the first Comedy Animal Pictures awards: Funny Animals This is pretty danged cool! This week, SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Folklore Creatures, Funny Animal Photos, SpaceX Lands a Rocket, and Christmas