Monthly Archives: October 2012

Attend an Event in Los Angeles

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Periodically, I’ll just provide you with a list of events in some location or other.  Once again, OASIS provides an excellent source of events to attend if you are in the Los Angeles area. OASIS Calendar of Events Nov 2012 … Continue reading

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Build & Launch Model Rockets

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Various reminders lately have prompted me to mention this topic. Perhaps it’s obvious that building & launching model rockets might be part of the Everyday Spacer activities.  It’s still a fun and exciting hobby that young and old alike can … Continue reading

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If You Are In…

Orsino, FL, USA on November 2nd, you might want to check it out… You are invited to be part of the once-in-a-lifetime Atlantis – Celebrate the Journey event, Friday, November 2, to welcome space shuttle Atlantis to Kennedy Space Center … Continue reading

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Prepare Yourself for Space Travel Part 4

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One way to prepare yourself for travel is to read travel guides about the destination. In the case of space travel, except for a few biographies, our only source for stories is science fiction.  More specifically, I’m referring to older … Continue reading

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DRAGON SPACECRAFT RETURNS TO EARTH IN FIRST OFFICIAL CARGO RESUPPLY MISSION TO SPACE STATION

Received email: Hawthorne, CA — Today at 12:22 p.m. PT, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station, safely splashing down approximately 250 miles off the coast of southern California. “This historic mission signifies the restoration of … Continue reading

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Create Works of Art

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Do you paint or sculpt or read or listen to music? Perhaps you are artistic. If you are (and you know it) why not express yourself in spacer theme work? My friend Fred Becker creates music. I’ve heard Fred’s music … Continue reading

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Federation of Galaxy Explorers

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Thanks to Jeff Miller, I learned about FOGE (Federation of Galaxy Explorers) recently and FOGE looks like a great site for the Everyday Spacer. Their basic objective is getting youths involved with space enough to be excited about participating in … Continue reading

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Prepare Yourself for Space Travel Part 3

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Games are a great way to prepare for something.  They trigger some of the same parts of the brain as actual practice.  They help you hone your mental skills and to think of potential problems and solve them. Board games … Continue reading

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Find a Solution for the Space Junk in Orbit problem

Seems like there would be a pretty good profit in gathering the material in orbit left behind by old space machines.  Wouldn’t this be a good job for Waste Management?  Or maybe someone wants to be in that business off-world.  … Continue reading

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Do Something… Different!

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Do something different/odd/unusual/noteworthy in the world to support your space dreams. Who knows, you might gain some notoriety you can leverage into something you need. Remember when the Curiosity Rover landed on Mars? Perhaps you recall ‘the Mohawk Guy’ from … Continue reading

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