Tag - NASA

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Your Weekend Justice #31: It’s About...

And we’re back. With even more wrongness than before. And it’s full of cholesterol too. As always, we’d like to apologize to pretty much everybody who listens and, in this case, everyone who took part. No tacos were injured...

Win Apollo: Through the Eyes of the...

So this is cool: Abrams has a book of photos from the moon landings. But not just any book of photos: “Each of the surviving 21 astronauts from the Apollo missions has chosen a favorite photograph from his space flight especially for...

The Last Time You’ll See Two Space...

…unless you’re watching a Michael Bay film. Then it could happen at any moment. All seriousness aside, we’re looking at space history here. Excuse the racket made by the helicopter from which the footage was shot. Direct...

Methane on Mars, Volcanos on Venus, Insert...

No, that’s not what the Predator sees when he looks out the fisheye lens on his apartment door. It’s in fact a picture of methane on Mars, no doubt through a camera that makes it more colorful–it’s not like methane...

Stuff: Space Travel–Wussies Need Not...

Today is NASA’s Day of Remembrance. I was going to write up something on this, but Doc broke radio silence on his site to have at it. And he says it better than I could. Go and read. Amazon‘s sale today is for the complete series...

Win Sputnik Mania on DVD!

The documentary Sputnik Mania is coming out from the History Channel in a two-disc set. We’ve got a spare copy here we can hurl your general direction if you win–want to win? Da, you do. Enter below using the entry form and enter...

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It’s Official: Mankind is Ready for...

“Widge,” you might well ask, “we didn’t know you were an expert on space travel. Why is it that now you choose to put your name up there on the list with Clarke and Dyson and Burroughs as to those people saying...

And Now For Your Ares Update…

Uncle Bill told us that we are here to go. That’s why we’re interested in all things space, especially those things that will put us into space. That’s us as a species, not necessarily me. I’ve seen too much sci-fi to...

Win When When Left Earth on DVD!

This six part series from the Discovery Channel takes you through the history of NASA. And we’ve got a spare copy of it on DVD that you can win. Want to have a chance to win? Enter the contest. And you can enter once a day, don’t...

Headsup: What is This Godfather...

An ongoing attempt to help you cope with the sheer amount of stuff people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. If you do buy, anything you buy through us helps support the site, and we thank you. Speed Racer: The Next...