Happened 50 years ago Today.
Think about it. When a team of historians and scholars were recently asked “What is the greatest accomplishment in human history?” The overwhelming answer was the time when humans walked on the moon.
The last human to set foot on the moon was 47 years ago.
Why so long?
Supposedly Galileo first saw Jupiter’s Red Spot. So a 400+ year-old hurricane is ending?
Is the Great Red Spot Unraveling?
Elon Musk want to create worldwide access to the Internet. So he’s launching a LOT of satellites to do it. Here are the first 60.
Starlink (satellite constellation)
Ultima Thule, is a trans-Neptunian object located in the Kuiper belt. A cold lump of rock at the edge of our Solar Solar System. It is a mystery.
Ultima Thule is unlike anything we’ve seen in the solar system
This morning Space X launched a Dragon crew module to the International Space Station. Aboard was only a dummy in a spacesuit loaded with sensors. If all goes well, and so far it has, This will be how American astronauts get to the ISS soon.
SpaceX astronaut capsule demo for Nasa lifts off
And they MADE IT!!!
What have you done today?
Happy Birthday to Earth’s Space Station!
Not Johannes, he’s been dead awhile. The Kepler Space Telescope named in his honor. It did it’s job perfectly, but it will be missed.
The exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope is now dead
A great American hero gets his due…
I will be going.
Essentially particles of solid and liquid matter suspended in air. Air pollution if you like.
NASA’s terrifying visualization of atmospheric aerosols
The fourth man to walk on the moon, and a pretty good artist as well.
Moon-Walking Astronaut And Painter Alan Bean Dies At 86
Someone with a good editor program had fun with all the open source NASA footage, because why not?
His contributions to Physics and his ability to popularize science have secured his place in history, his triumph over motor neuron disease have made him a legend. It is rare that a real human is far more compelling a character than anything fiction could dream up.
A Remix of the Falcon Heavy launch from last month. Now with more Bowie.
Nice job Space X!