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A Jug of Atomized Aluminum, A Loaf of Ammonium Perchlorate, and Thou Beside Me

This week, I was invited by NASA to join them at a static firing test for the motor to power the SLS (Space Launch System), NASA’s next-generation heavy-lift rocket system, intended for a first flight in 2018. Enjoy this 2-minute video of … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Campaign Promise and Carter’s Barium Cloud

So apparently Hillary Clinton is something of a UFO buff. In recent interviews, the Democratic hopeful has been vowing to publicly release secret government files on Area 51 and other UFO phenomenon, so long as there was anything substantive to release and that … Continue reading

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How Does an Airplane Stay in the Air?

For the longest time, I thought I knew why an airplane stayed in the air. It was because the wings were curved, and in such a way that the top was more curved than the underside. Air moving over the … Continue reading

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James Oberg: Astronaut UFO Incidents

Sometimes when looking for a topic, I end up going on wild tangents, chasing one thought or another and satisfying my own curiosity. I try to keep my ear to the ground for interesting or unusual UFO reports that might be … Continue reading

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Pluto: Not An Ordinary Dwarf Planet

Above Image: A Hubble Space Telescope image of Pluto and its moons. Charon is the largest moon close to Pluto. The other four bright dots are smaller moons discovered in 2005, 2011 and 2012. Image Credit: NASA Since its discovery … Continue reading

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Juno: Unlocking Jupiter’s Mysteries (with videos)

  Image Credit: NASA Juno is a NASA New Frontiers mission to Jupiter that launched on August 5th, 2011 and is due to arrive in orbit in July 2016. This mission is unique because it is the first that will … Continue reading

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Gazing deeper into the Orion Constellation (Image Gallery) Part II

As promised, we will continue this week with the Orion Constellation. If you need to catch up start with Gazing Deep into the Orion Constellation and then read Gazing Deeper into the Orion Constellation (Image Gallery).

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Voyage to the End of the Solar System – NASA’s Voyager Mission.

The most difficult limitation to overcome in space science is distance. Without going into all the details on distance, the distances in our universe are incredibly vast and reach way beyond anything we can possibly imagine. The biggest thing that … Continue reading

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