Tag: colony

  • Mars One way trip to Mars

    Recently Mars One got a lot of attention in the Dutch media, Arno Wielders did some television work and the organization got to do a radio interview. Started in May 2012, Mars One certainly had its fair share of time in the spotlights. Maybe I finally should write my thoughts about it. Well, what does […]

  • The Frontier Is Everywhere

    Frontier Is Everywhere. I got this one via NRCNext. For those dreaming of a space civilization, watch this one. Because it will sooth your mind. I do miss Carl Sagan. Therefor this wonderful image.

  • A Dragon Took Flight

    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 […]

  • Water on the Moon. Finally?

    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 […]