Category: Space

My TIE collection

I was at the store, picking up some groceries and I had my son with me. That meant we needed to swing by the toy section on our way out to see what Lego kits they had on the shelves.

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Atlas 4 Launch

This is awesome – click on it to see the full pic. To read the full story click right here.

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Journey Home

Fresh from the STS-126 mission space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop its modified Boeing 747 carrier aircraft, flew over California’s Mojave Desert on its way back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 10, 2008. (Click on the image

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Is Nasa’s Ares Program Doomed?

Bit by bit, the new rocket ship that is supposed to blast America into the second Space Age and return astronauts to the moon appears to be coming undone. First was the discovery that it lacked sufficient power to lift

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MySQL – Not Just for Blogs Any More

Via slashdot – a Register article about the LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope) that will be built in Chile and send data to the U.S. How much data? They are thinking it will be around 30 Terabytes a night.What caught

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2 On the Pad

Something that has only happened a few times before and will in all likelihood never happen again.Via the Orlando Sentinel Clicking on the picture will take you to a page with 6 more nice pictures by Red Huber.

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GLAST Lifts Off On Gamma Ray Mission

NASA’s Gamma-ray Large Area Telescope successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket June 11. The spacecraft will study the highest-energy form of light, helping scientists to answer questions about supermassive black hole systems, pulsars and the origin of cosmic rays.

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