This is really cute. Â Although, maybe a pregnant mother wouldn’t think so. Geeky maternity t-shirts (From Boing Boing)
Ares I-X Rollout
I tried to stay up to watch the start of the rollout live – scheduled for 12:01AM this morning, but it got delayed about an hour, so I’m glad I didn’t. Â The last bit of the rollout is happening right now. Someone on the nasaspaceflight.com forum this morning noted that the last rocked to rollout […]
It was an interesting first attempt to make pasta. I’ve learned why pasta machines exist, also.
Spaceflight, Helicopters, and Nomads
Before launches at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Helicopters search the downrange path of rockets to find any nomads in the vast grasslands of Kazakhstan. Â If any are found they are warned of the upcoming launches. Link This picture of this activity was particularly interesting: (image from russianspaceweb.com, copyright noted) The americans launch with ocean downrange. […]
One of the things I’ve been looking forward to recently is the rollout (on 10/20) and the launch (scheduled for 10/27) of Â Ares I-X: NASA’s first test flight of the new rockets in support of the Constellation Program (created by Bush II in his Vision for Space Exploration). It’s been exciting to read about the […]
anyone using webfaction? thin…
anyone using webfaction? thinking about moving off dreamhost.
How To Hide a Factory
Great set of photos of an airplane factory in Burbank, CA that was hidden during World War II using netting and fake houses on the roof. Â I guess being on the coast, it was much more vulnerable than, say, Willow Run.