Archive for the ‘Space’ Category

Link Barrage

October 6, 2009 Comments off

Haven’t made a post in a couple of days, but here are some links I wanted to write about today.

U.N. and Obama Back Limits On Free Speech – Simply stunning
US funds dry up for Iran rights watchdog – More kowtowing to the Mullahs
The demise of the dollar – With friends like ours, who needs enemies
Is SNL right that Obama’s accomplished ‘nothing’? – Yeah, I think you just proved them right
Plasma Rocket to Mars in 39 days – Woot! Lets go!
Small backyard chicken coop – I need to build a coop, but these chickens need space. Somebody call PETA!

Categories: Homesteading, Politics, Space

Breathtaking APOD

September 29, 2009 Comments off

Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day is one of the all-time best.

Orion in Gas, Dust and Stars
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Direct link to the APOD post.

Categories: Space

Incredible new Hubble pic

September 9, 2009 1 comment

Planetary Nebula NGC 6302
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Good to see NASA is still getting some use out of the old bird.

Now if they could only get us back to the moon.

Categories: Space

Return to the Moon isn’t “viable”

September 9, 2009 Comments off

So says a report from a White House panel of independent experts.

the moon

I used to be excited about the times we live in, but man, if there isn’t a conspiracy to kill all of my childhood dreams then I don’t know what else is going on.

Yes, NASA stinks and yes, the country is broke. But dog-gone-it Barack, I want to go back to the Moon! Make it happen! YES WE CAN? …
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Categories: Politics, Rant, Space