Tag Archives: Nasa

One small step for man… but no escape from customs

On their way back to home on Earth on July 24, 1969, Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins could not escape customs. It’s for real, even though it was a joke back then. This is the customs form signed by all three … Continue reading

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#AstroPi: #RaspberryPi will be launched in #Space this evening!

A couple of hardended Raspberry Pi will be launched this evening and will reach the ISS! This is some awesome news for all RPi users and fan and a great achievement for Eben Upton and all his folks. Follow the … Continue reading

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NASA’s Curiosity achievement, technology & some fun too!

A few things about great NASA Curiosity mission you may have missed! Apple was almost everywhere in this mission… just check out this photo of the EDL Ops Center (Entry-Descent-Land Operation) : Mac OS X looks like the weapon of … Continue reading

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Beam me up a trillion dollars, Scotty! How to build a real NCC 1701 USS Enterprise Starship

His name is BTE-DAN, or at least this is the moniker behind one of the craziest, yet the best documented, idea that has emerged from the web lately. The idea is simple: build a starship, not just for low-orbit tourism… … Continue reading

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Space waste: photos of Space Shuttle urine dump

Just read on photo-pro Ken Rockwell’s blog a post about the last Space Shuttle Discovery flight. Photo amateurs and pro-am astronomers around the world managed to spot Discovery’s flybys (check here for more info) and shot great pictures. Several pictures … Continue reading

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