On earth, we have struggled for centuries to understand the dynamics of life and how everything relates with everything else. For those who have had the pleasure of going into space and experiencing life away from earth, there’s a phenomenon called The Overview Effect that has many astronauts asking the same basic questions from a… Continue reading The Overview Effect brings stunning visuals, philosophical questions about existence
There are very specific signs used rarely. This is one of them and qualifies as geek porn for those who will miss the apex of the United States space program. Here’s the whole image via Reddit.
It isn’t often that aircraft fly over the National Mall in Washington DC at low altitudes. Any aircraft that attempts to do so without permission would be blown out of the sky before making. NASA and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum received fly by permission to carry some very special cargo: the Space… Continue reading Space Shuttle Discover travels to its final resting place in style
When the final space shuttle lands next week at Kennedy Space Center, it will begin a long stretch when the American space program will not be putting people in space. Between Russia, Elon Musk, and Virgin Galactic, it’s very possible that NASA will be the 4th or 5th next entity to do so. Is the… Continue reading Is US space dominance officially over?