Tag: moon

  • Neil Armstrong passed away

    Since I’m a bit involved in Explore Mars I got a somewhat closer to one of the first men walking on the moon, Buzz Aldrin. Well, probably as close I’ll ever get. Buzz is an advisor to Explore Mars. Still, it must be awesome to the American Explore Mars members to work with Buzz now […]

  • 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 […]

  • Crochet Rocket

    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 […]

  • 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 […]