Tag Archives: Mars

Curious Fuel

Thanks to fellow blogger Pied Type who sent me a link to a good WeatherChannel site describing NASA’s Curiosity Mars mission, about to enter its active phase Sunday night. The Curiosity rover is about the size of a MiniCooper car, … Continue reading

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Recruiting New Exiles For Mars

Ray Bradbury was ordinary flesh and blood, but he had a magic mind and there were certain similarities between his life and my own. Born in Illinois to a telephone lineman and his Swedish immigrant wife, Bradbury grew up in … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier?

I am indebted to Indiana Jen for reminding us of the one-hundredth anniversary of Robert Falcon Scott‘s fatal expedition to the South Pole. Scott’s poignant last written words were found frozen beneath his arm eight months after his demise. There appears … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go – Where Ever?

What are we to make of the Obama administration’s change of direction in manned space programs? This is a subject I am unsure of. The question not only involves science, but national pride and a big dose of politics. Continue reading

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