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OMG! Starship does it!

Well... sort of. Scott Manley gives us the glorious play-by-play. https://youtu.be/7m8izf-oXY4 OOPS! Wrong Starship! But maybe it is a kind of a miracle. Be sure to watch thru to T+15 minutes. https://youtu.be/CF9mdMI1qxM Surprise! Ok... maybe that link didn't work right.... Continue Reading →

Perseverance

Back in 1964, the US launched the first probe to Mars, Mariner 3. Then in 1976, we sent the first lander, Viking 1. Then Sojourner, the first rover, launched in 1995 and landed in 1997. We have kind of made... Continue Reading →

Photo pick of the day

Who can tell me what this is a photo of? (Click for full size.)  

The Space Shuttle

In 1969 NASA came up with a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft that was to be our jumping-off point for future exploration of the solar system. It included an orbiter that would use ultralightweight components that could be... Continue Reading →

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