You likely are aware that I’m a fan of the Kerbal Space Program, a very cool and fun way to safely explore the process of designing, building, launching, navigating and landing spacecraft. Yep, cool and safe. Totally unlike reality. Earlier today I stumbled across this video that, while hosted by a Kerbal Space Program fan, goes into […]
NASA’s Image of the Day Gallery provided this cool infographic showing Alan Shepard’s brief flight into space — America’s first. It appeared magically on my desktop courtesy of John’s Background Switcher — a cool windows desktop wallpaper application that manages and displays many image sources.
In the course of my day, I use two or three main desktop and laptop computers in two or three different parts of the city. And yet, working on different devices, I still have access to a core set of tools and utilities that I find essential to my daily work. Here’s how I do […]
This has to be one of the best collection of images of the US Space Shuttle Program anywhere — built into a video that describes the program, triumphs and failures. If you’ve got 45 minutes to spare, it’s worth a watch!