Will The Moon Belong to China?
China Moon * Major General John K. Singlaub, USA (ret.)** Thomas R. Spencer*** As the Space Shuttle touched down, for the very last time in Florida on July 21, 2011, one could almost hear the China National Space | Read More »
China Lands a Probe on the Moon
ith the soft landing of a lunar probe and rover on the moon (found HERE) China became the third independent organization to do that. Given their determination and will to continue into space, if they are successful in establishing a space station and landing a person on the moon they will be the first nation to put a person on Mars. This is my prediction | Read More »
RIP Neil Armstrong (1930-2012)
America lost a true icon today, when Neil Armstrong, simultaneously taking for the last time both small step and giant leap, departed this world at the age of 82. The former Navy pilot and astronaut, who left the first human footprints – as well as messages of goodwill and prayers to the Almighty from U.S. presidents and world leaders alike – on our moon, inspired generations of Americans and citizens of the world with both word and deed.
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Once Upon A Time In Heaven: Roundup
Heavy-lift, alive but knee-capped. In his April 15 speech at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Fla., U.S. President Barack Obama said the space agency would spend the next five years studying new technologies and materials before settling on a heavy-lift rocket design. But NASA documents and comments from agency officials suggest the White House already has a design firmly in mind. The document was revised between | Read More »
“One Small Step For Man”
May 25, 1961 President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to America to safely land a man on the moon and return him home again before the decade was out. In the most famous line from that speech Kennedy said, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and | Read More »
India launches first lunar mission.
No political reason for posting this, except that it’s a). a significant step in space exploration from an American ally and b). neat: India launches first Moon mission India has successfully launched its first mission to the Moon. The unmanned Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft blasted off smoothly from a launch pad in southern Andhra Pradesh to embark on a two-year mission of exploration. The robotic probe | Read More »
If watching Buzz Aldrin punch a Moon Hoax nut in the face is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Happy 39th Anniversary of the Eagle landing on the Moon …aaannnd here’s something that, while nowhere near as cool, I’m sure that we can all agree this it has its own magic to it: Lastly, this is profane, but I think that it fits the sentiment nicely.