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NASA’s searchable image website

NASA has a website where you can search for images and video – Neil Armstrong, auroras on Jupiter, ET versus the Alien, etc. A great place to browse if you like that sort of thing. Here’s an image NASA made … Continue reading

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Re-thinking NASA and Space Exploration

A thoughtful article in The New Atlantis about what our goals should be in space, and our methods of achieving those goals. By Rand Simberg, one of the best know space bloggers. Read the comments on Rand’s blog for further … Continue reading

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JPL says it’s something

NASA/JPL also see evidence of a collision on Jupiter. The 40th anniversary of the moon landing. The 15 anniversary of Shoemaker-Levy (if you count this as happening within the 7 day period of Shoemaker-Levy collisions).

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What will this turn out to be?

Here’s an image of Jupiter, recently taken, where a previously unseen black spot shows up (near the top – though it’s the south pole). What will this turn out to be? Apparently it was just seen a few hours ago. … Continue reading

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Mars and Prince Henry the Navigator

Over the last four decades I have gone back and forth in my thoughts about manned space flight. I was nine when Neil and Buzz walked on the moon and have never lost my respect for our astronauts and my … Continue reading

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Kepler Launch

I was glad to see that Kepler launched today. I somehow hope that we find earth-like planets are common. But time will tell.

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