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NASA going to the Moon by 2024.

May 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
NASA going to the Moon by 2024.

NASA is, they say, going back to the Moon by 2024. In this short video, William Shatner explains the hows and whys of our return to that funny little chunk of rock in the sky. 

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The Future of Humanity (Michio Kaku interview: video).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Future of Humanity (Michio Kaku interview: video).

Japanese-American physicist/futurist Michio Kaku discusses the first image of a black hole as well topics from his new book, The Future of Humanity, in which he explores how we humans might actually develop a long-term sustainable civilisation in the solar system and then the rest of the galaxy. You can find his new book over […]

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The Case For Space by Robert Zubrin (book review).

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Case For Space by Robert Zubrin (book review).

It’s rather interesting reading author Robert Zubrin’s biographic notes. He’s president of Pioneer Astronautics, president of the Mars Society and a former senior engineer for Lockheed Martin. His book, ‘The Case For Space’, is an examination of the commercial companies who are now getting into space. The initial focus is on Eon Musk and answers […]

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Nick Pope chats about the USA’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (video interview).

May 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nick Pope chats about the USA’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (video interview).

Nick Pope is interviewed about the USA’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) – a formerly secret department formed to study unidentified flying objects. Although begun in 2007 (when its existence was frequently denied) the AATIP program’s existence was made public in December 2017 in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, along with […]

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Heroes Of The Space Age by Rod Pyle (book review).

May 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Heroes Of The Space Age by Rod Pyle (book review).

Author Rod Pyle explains in his introduction to his latest book, ‘Heroes Of The Space Age’, that the real problem was who to leave out and that whoever he chose would disappoint others. So one of the criterias he applies is having some diversity so they would necessarily have similar backgrounds. As such, you have […]

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Apophis, the Earth-killer asteroid gets people scared.

May 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Apophis, the Earth-killer asteroid gets people scared.

On April 13th 2029, a scratch of light will streak across the sky getting brighter and faster. At one point it will travel more than the width of the full Moon within a minute and it will get as bright as the stars in the Little Dipper. But it won’t be a satellite or an […]

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Beyond Human: Living With Robots And Cyborgs by Gregory Benford and Elisabeth Malartre (book review).

May 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beyond Human: Living With Robots And Cyborgs by Gregory Benford and Elisabeth Malartre (book review).

I bought ‘Beyond Human: Living With Robots And Cyborgs’ by Gregory Benford and Elizabeth Malartre several years back and with a bit of a lull now, have gotten into reading it. The title of the book clearly gives away the subject matter as it explores our reality and how cybernetic technology is rebuilding us. Although […]

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The Apollo Missions In The Astronauts’ Own Words by Rod Pyle (book review).

May 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Apollo Missions In The Astronauts’ Own Words by Rod Pyle (book review).

Rod Pyle seems to be involved in a lot with space books this year. This one, ‘The Apollo Missions In The Astronauts’ Own Words’, unlike the others is closer to being a photo album with some rare photographs, making it a decent companion piece to them. Pyle gives information about the missions interspersed with dialogue […]

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Marsquake recorded: listen to the audio … geology or aliens?

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marsquake recorded: listen to the audio … geology or aliens?

NASA’s Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely “marsquake.” The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander’s Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure instrument, was the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such […]

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NASA Missions AS-506: Apollo 11 Owners’ Workshop Manual 1969-2019 by Christopher Riley and Phil Dolling (book review).

April 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
NASA Missions AS-506: Apollo 11 Owners’ Workshop Manual 1969-2019 by Christopher Riley and Phil Dolling (book review).

This is the 10th reprint of ‘NASA Missions AS-506: Apollo 11 Owners’ Workshop Manual 1969-2019’ by Christopher Riley and Phil Dolling and I reviewed the original release back in 2009. There are a few more pages so I’ll focus on them, especially as it focuses on the future of Man on the Moon. These are […]

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