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Space Oddity

International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield recently handed over command of the station to Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov.  Before he left, however, he released an updated version of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity.  Variety.com has a nice write up on it.  Very cool indeed.

Walking On Air: Video From Space

This video was shot from the International Space Station.  Absolutely stunning, is how I would describe it!  Do yourself a favor and crank up the HD and go full screen.

Galactic Timelapse

I’ve been a fan of all things outer space since I was a kid.  I even built my own 10″ Dobsonian telescope when I was in my early 20’s.  While I don’t get out in the field to observe the stars much anymore, I still keep my eyes peeled for interesting stories and videos featuring […]

Vacation Day 15: The Kansas WHAT?

Vacation Day 15: The Kansas WHAT?

Before we left on our trip we searched for things to do in Kansas.  We found information on the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas.  The Cosmosphere is a space museum and restoration facility.  It has loads of activities for both children and adults.  There is an IMAX theater and a planetarium as well.  If you’re […]

To the Moon

To the Moon

I’ve always been a space flight fanatic. As a kid I always had my head buried in some book about the astronauts or the space program in general. I’m still a huge supporter of manned spaceflight and try to keep up with as much news and information as I can. Well, I was quite surprised […]