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April 28, 2020

Now that is what I am talking about

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:34 pm
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This is what we should have been doing for the last 50 years.  Better late than never. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

April 14, 2020

Moons

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:16 am
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A neat article about some of the moons in our solar system.  I learned a lot.  This info needs to be more well known in order to spur the public’s support for space exploration. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

April 8, 2020

This is obviously fake

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:58 am
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Story here.

Why is NASA so slow?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:37 am
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By the time they get to the moon, Elon Musk will be building factories up there. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

March 3, 2020

Mini moon

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 9:47 am
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Apparently the Earth has picked up a new moon…a mini-moon.  Story here.  This is apparently not uncommon.  Space is endlessly fascinating.  We need to get the heck out there, quick. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

January 28, 2020

China is serious about space

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:30 am
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and we should be too. Story here.  Don’t believe that they aren’t planning a base on the moon. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

May 13, 2019

The moon is shrinking?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:51 am
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Mostly, the internet is a cesspit of despair.  However, occasionally, I learn something new and interesting from it.

April 8, 2019

Space News

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:30 am
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The privately funded Israeli moon lander has achieved lunar orbit.

Boeing has postponed the first flight of its crewed spaceship.

(post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

April 2, 2019

Israeli space news

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:03 am
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It appears that a private Israeli firm is about to land a satellite on the moon.  The satellite was launched via a SpaceX rocket, another private firm.  If successful, Israel will become only the fourth country to land a satellite on the moon.  Clearly, much of the future of space exploration is in the private sector. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

November 29, 2018

The future of near-Earth space

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 6:31 am
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Since space has been in the news lately, here is a nice article on the possible first permanent steps off the planet.

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