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The Beauty of Space Photography

Space photography is the closest thing to being there, and this PBS video demonstrates the beauty of our universe. Awe-inspiring stuff… From the YouTube description: [...]

May 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

William Shatner Calls Astronaut in Space

You would thing that the combination of astronaut and pop culture icon would result in some lowest-common-denominator banter abd idle chatter about green-skinned women. [...]

February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Animated Video: The Life of an Astronaut

From YouTube: As commander of Skylab 4, NASA astronaut Jerry Carr has spent over 2000 hours in space, breaking the world record for individual time in space. In this animated [...]

February 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

ESSAY: The Complexity of the Humble Spacesuit

The publisher of the 2012 anthology Rocket Science has kindly granted me permission to post my essay from that book, which has been nominated for the BSFA Non-Fiction award. [...]

January 23, 2013 // 2 Comments

VIDEO: Helmet Oddity

Here’s a cool mashup of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and clips from space helmets in films and TV. For extra credit, see if you can name all the films [...]

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

PSA: Keep Watching the Skies

From filmmaker Robert Dastoli: The short is based on the Tomorrowland episodes of the Disneyland TV series (specifically Man in Space), showcasing artistic projections and [...]

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Journey to the Exoplanets

It’s probably not a stretch of the imagination to guess that science fiction fans tend to like science, nor is it a stretch to guess that Astronomy is a particular area [...]

November 3, 2011 // 1 Comment

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