I know. It's sad. Depressing really. Humans will never build a city off our planet Earth. I say this because of distances. Even if we were to find a planetary candidate, it would take hundreds or thousands or more years to go one way to visit it just to see if the candidate is really... Continue Reading →
There certainly HAVE been fatalities in space. One took place right over my home when the shuttle Columbia burned up on re-entry, killing all aboard. Another happened when the shuttle Challenger blew up when it launched, killing all aboard. Where have you been? NASA Remembers Three Space Tragedies
Okay. I admit it. I confess. This is a weird blog. It's my blog and I post whatever I want on it and I get, for some reason, a whole lot of traffic. I post about weird stuff. Space. Occasionally politics. Life and death stuff. Philosophy. Linux. Weird stuff. At all times of the day.... Continue Reading →
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune could all fit in the gap between the Earth and our Moon with about 4,990 miles to spare
Not very big! It would just have to be natural. Not made by man! And it wouldn’t have to be there for very long either. Just long enough for it to be in orbit. The astronomical community doesn’t have a definition for moon other than it has to be a natural object. Thus captured asteroids... Continue Reading →
Some of my readers embrace my pessimism. Some hate it! Finding life on other planets is the Holy Grail of science. The final punch in the age-old fight between scientists and creationists. It runs deep. It would finally prove life can exist elsewhere. To date no proof exists. There are candidates right here in our own... Continue Reading →
I know. It’s old news already. Everybody knows. Here’s the new take on it. Follow along. Imagine we want to go to some place that might have life. We don’t know if there’s life or not, but we want to go and find out. To quote the NASA website, designed to generate funding for NASA... Continue Reading →
Mars is one of the most habitable planets in the solar system besides Earth. But don’t let that fool you — that says more about the rest of the planets in the solar system than it does about Mars.