Monthly Archives: September 2012

LAUNCH ALERT – Falcon 9

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OCTOBER 7 ANNOUNCED AS TARGET LAUNCH DATE FOR SPACE STATION MISSION NASA and SpaceX have announced October 7, 2012 as the target launch date for SpaceX’s first resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch of the Falcon … Continue reading

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NASA Telescopes Spy Ultra-Distant Galaxy

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Two things today. First, by looking far away, we’re seeing back in time (more details below and on the site).  The recently discovered galaxies appear to be from very early in the life of the universe. Second, I found out … Continue reading

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Right Here, Right Now!

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Have you noticed that this site is now part of your tool kit?  You and I can collaborate on bringing to light resources like these… Mark Hendricks video: Your Big Reason Why Peter’s Laws:  #17 The best way to predict … Continue reading

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Now, Let’s Go Deep!

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We’ve covered a lot of territory so far and it’s all been fairly broad in scope.  I’d like to delve deeper into all of it.  That is, after all, where things get interesting. I’ve been a member of a number … Continue reading

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Forums & Social Media Sites

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Incredibly, we are generating as much information in 2 days now as we did, as a species, in all of human history before 2011.  And it’s accelerating. That’s good news! If you want to learn something, communicate or create value … Continue reading

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Request Stuff From NASA

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I was a volunteer at NASA Lewis (now Glenn) in Northern Ohio for three years back in the 90s.  While I was there, I learned a few things about how regular folks can benefit from these precious, publicly funded centers. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About…

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Cruising my Google alerts, I found something we really need to discuss.  I realized that discussion is certainly something we can all do. What are you hoping and dreaming about in the spacefaring world?  What are your concerns?  How do … Continue reading

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Listen to Filk

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Filk? What the heck is Filk? “What is Filk? Nothing can start an argument faster than trying to answer this question. The simplest definition is that FILK = Science Fiction folk music.” from http://www.filk.com/ where they also list Filk Convention … Continue reading

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

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It’s been an interesting day.  First, I received two very different emails that led me to a common thought – protest something. Then I found out about  Google Lunar X PRIZE 2012 Hardware Reel   [click to watch] and, for me, … Continue reading

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Attend a Conference or an Event

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Do you really like space stuff?  Wanna meet the movers and the shakers in the industry?  Then you might like ISDC, SAS or SFF.  These are some of the main conferences regular folk go to and hear from a spectrum … Continue reading

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