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

Life in Space

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

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 […]

Friday Five: Awesome Spaceships
  1. Millennium Falcon
  2. Battlestar Galactica
  3. X-Wing Fighter
  4. USS Enterprise
  5. Gunstar
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. […]

SpaceKits

SpacecraftKits.com 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 […]