Category Archives: History

NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019

I saw this afternoon and thought it was a good Space Saturdays post – NASA gives go-ahead for Starliner test flight to space station – Space Saturdays December 14, 2019: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/12/12/nasa-gives-go-ahead-for-starliner-test-flight-to-space-station/. December 12, 2019 Stephen Clark –snip– NASA officials cleared … Continue reading

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Who Found Chandrayaan-2 Vikram First? – Space Saturdays December 7, 2019

Thought this was an interesting point. Back shortly after the lander was supposed to land, ISRO (India’s version of NASA) claimed they had discovered the lander and it was at an angle. They gave no details of where it was … Continue reading

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Blackbeard’s Revenge: Sovereign Immunity and Copyright – Plagiarism Today November 4, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan-2 Update, Still Missing – Space Saturdays October 26, 2019

I noticed this recently where NASA‘s second flyover – https://www.sciencealert.com/india-s-crashed-moon-lander-is-still-missing-and-nasa-can-t-find-it-anywhere and https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/chandrayaan-2-vikram-lander-not-found-new-nasa-photos-moon-landing-site-1612124-2019-10-23 has not found the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander. The theories right now are It landed in an area covered by shadow even during the lunar day It landed outside the … Continue reading

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North Carolina Outerbanks — Going the Edgar Mile

I do hope I haven’t bored you have to death with all the history we have been seeing and learning about. I eat it up….but how about a change of pace and just see something totally different? We took a … Continue reading

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Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie – Kansas Tuesdays October 22, 2019

This took a while as I wasn’t getting a good sense on any of the counties or towns I was checking out in western Kansas. I went with Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie for this week’s Kansas … Continue reading

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SpaceX says 12,000 satellites isn’t enough, so it might launch another 30,000 – Space Saturdays October 19, 2019

As part of my cell phone’s daily random news, this popped up a couple of days ago – SpaceX says 12,000 satellites isn’t enough, so it might launch another 30,000: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/10/spacex-might-launch-another-30000-broadband-satellites-for-42000-total/. .SpaceX is seeking permission to launch another 30,000 low-Earth … Continue reading

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Ness County Historical Society & Museum, Ness City – Kansas Tuesdays October 15, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in central Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from eastern Kansas. I went with Get Rural to see what they had for central Kansas. I chose Ness County Historical Society & … Continue reading

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Tanegashima Space Center, Japan – Space Saturdays October 12, 2019

I searched yesterday for NASA stuff for today’s Space Saturdays post. I saw an article from earlier this year about a Japanese launch facility, Tanegashima Space Center, which will be what today’s post will focus on. I decided to see … Continue reading

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Utopia College, Eureka – Kansas Tuesdays October 8, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in southern Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from northern Kansas. I went with Atlas Obscura to see what they had for Kansas. There were some good possibilities, but many were … Continue reading

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