Having a permanent space station in orbit is all well and fine, but how to get people and materials on and off it?
It is time I picked up the thread of my series on art inspired by real existing space exploration.
I belong to a generation who have grown up in the knowledge that humans can fly to the moon.
Let’s see if we can throw a ball into space so it stays in orbit, and attach some radio antennae!
Space stations are a technological reality, but also a quintessential locus for projecting dreams about a bright technological future which might take humans to the stars.
A profile and review of Europa Report
The true cost of space exploration cannot be measured in dollars. It must be measured in human lives. For those who paid the ultimate price, we thank you and salute you. Those who understand the importance of your sacrifice will not forget. Godspeed on your next adventure.
If water flowed on Mars in the past, might we be able to find it now? New images taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter might have done just that.
Today’s fiction – Finity by Felicity Savage.
Steve takes us through the pages of the historic British comic mag, The Eagle.
NASA has already contracted for a 3D printer (through the company, Made in Space) that can be launched into space.
Starship Century can inspire the next generation of dreamers, both in the literary and scientific worlds, to build the future we all want to see.
4:18 today, July 20th, 2013, will mark the 44th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing. Forty four years ago today I sat in front of a Black and White RCA television and watched the by no means certain conclusion of one of mankind’s greatest achievements. Science Fiction had come true. Man had left the earth […]
This is not fiction. Your mission, should you accept it, is to go to Mars and die there. I get a bit cynical about this sort of thing,