SpaceX Landing & Tim Urban

SpaceX made history tonight, landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket. A rocket that continued on to deliver 11 satellites to space. This is a revolution for the future of spaceflight. Those who know me, know I was glued to the webcast wishing I was either at SpaceX headquarters or in Florida watching …

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New Horizons Anticipation

If you’re a space nerd like me, this weekend you’re waiting with baited breath for each update from the New Horizons mission. As each new image comes out you quickly look it over with amazement and imagine the implication of each pixel sized feature that comes into focus. For everyone working on the mission, now …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… In Space

I’m an 80’s kid. That means I remember how to be environmentally conscious by remembering the three R’s. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. What I remember from the original three R’s principle is that not only is it good for the environment, but it’s also profitable as it reduces your costs (on energy for example). Similarly, the …

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