Taking stock and an important correction. So, how did I go last year. It’s been a strange year, 2010, a year ago I feared for my job and Euroland was heading for a meltdown. I still got my job, at least for 2011, and the Euro didn’t collapsed, yet. Money wise I saved like crazy… Continue reading Taking Stock
Again a big triumph for SpaceX, the space company of Elon Musk. It had its maiden launch of its capsule Dragon. The launch vehicle itself, the Falcon 9, was only the second of its model. The Dragon reached its orbit and for what I gathered it came into the ocean safely. Launch of the 2nd… Continue reading A Dragon Took Flight
November status. Saving as if it’s going out of fashion. The total amount of my assets is going in the right direction, but the allocation is still very poor. Amount Percentage Stock 6.41 5.78% Bonds 0.00 0.00% Cash 104.49 94.22% Gold 0.00 0.00% Total 110.90 100.00%
Crochet Rocket are go! This is one of NASA’s better endeavors, “space crafting” with wool. Isn’t it cute? ….woooooosh…. If you’re artistic and know how to craft, you can enter a competition. Get your creation on the last Shuttle flight! But hurry up, the deadline is the 2nd of November. Crochet Rocket The competition is… Continue reading Crochet Rocket
Probably everybody interested in space affairs has already read the good news about the confirmation of water on the Moon. The results of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) were in and they found 5.6 per cent water in the material ejected by its companion LCROSS (Lunar Crater Remote Observation and Sensing Satellite). LCROSS and a… Continue reading Water on the Moon. Finally?
It’s been a while since my last post, so a quick update is in order. First things first, I’m changing from Dutch to English. Hopefully I’ll get a bigger audience, because last years I got very little response. Also there’s another reason. This year I started to blog a bit about financial issues, mainly about… Continue reading Going English…