Got to be good-lookin' 'cause he's so hard to see.

January 17th, 2015 @ 5:27 pm
Life in Space

An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station, and the surprising reasons the mission is still worthwhile

January 12th, 2013 @ 5:44 am
Official White House Response

One of the (many) cool things Obama has done since he became POTUS is allow anyone to submit a petition to the White House. If you manage to get 25,000 people to sign your petition, you are guaranteed a formal response from the Obama Administration. There are petitions from nutjobs in Texas who want to […]

February 19th, 2010 @ 7:10 am
Friday Five: Awesome Spaceships
  1. Millennium Falcon
  2. Battlestar Galactica
  3. X-Wing Fighter
  4. USS Enterprise
  5. Gunstar
March 11th, 2005 @ 9:29 pm
Starship Captain Smackdown

Okay. This is just ridiculous. The Starship Captain Smackdown is an awesome display of a spreadsheet on an HTML page, and ranking starship commanders is a noble goal. But you’ve got Solo ranked below the new Adama? Please. Even the old Adama was cooler than the new Adama. And sure, Galactica is the Samuel L. […]

December 4th, 2001 @ 6:49 am
SpaceKits has an interesting way of keeping their costs low. They do it “through mass production, and by putting the extensive assembly instructions and fact sheets … online, rather than mailing them to you.” I think that’s a great idea. That way if they want to revise some part of the instructions, or add schematics […]