http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/up_goer_five.png via xkcd: Up Goer Five.
Today was a pretty normal day for the most part. Took Selena in for a quick checkup vet visit. Went to work and audited an advanced Excel class (that I’ll be teaching soon). Regular, normal stuff. Except when you apply a ‘space’ layer to the day. Driving home from the clinic with Selena, I heard […]
About a year or so ago I downloaded a nifty little PC game called Artemis — Starship Simulator. Actually, that name’s a bit misleading — it’s more of a Star Trek bridge crew simulator. There are other reviews that cover it better, but suffice it to say it’s a cool game to bring to a […]
Canadian astronaut, space enthusiast, educator, social media sensation, and now entertainer? Yep, those are just a sampling of the roles that Commander Chris Hadifeld fulfilled during his 146 day posting to the ISS as Station Commander. His Soyuz capsule returns to Earth tomorrow evening, but as a last surprise, the Commander released this video reworking of […]
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 […]
The latest, and possibly greatest, update to Kerbal Space Program has just been released, featuring: * Docking Connecting vessels together is now possible! Build space stations, surface bases, or assemble huge spacecraft in orbit. * Flight Planning Getting to other planets and moons just got a lot simpler. Place maneuvers along your orbit to create […]