A Sonnet on Martian Water, Sep. 28, 2015

Bleak cousin, with your empty sands of red,
Your once-canals now dried-up, mocking scars:
How could you now be anything but dead?
The Vikings told us: there’s no life on Mars.
We watched you still: we sent our rovers there
To raid your rills and analyze your dust
In hopes of finding any life you’d bear
Or moisture flowing… »9/29/15 1:32am9/29/15 1:32am

The Six Million Dollar Man's Plane Crash Wasn't As Bad As It Looked...

“Steve Austin...Astronaut...A man barely alive.” And so one of the most popular TV shows of the 1970s would begin. And it certainly seemed reasonable, based on the archival footage of the aircraft disaster in the opening credits, that anyone in that plane would be, at best, “barely alive.”
Anyone, that is, except test… »6/25/15 4:48am6/25/15 4:48am

Celebrate human space flight on Yuri's night

Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961, and the inaugural launch of the first Space Shuttle on April… »4/10/15 3:51pm4/10/15 3:51pm