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Category Archives: rockets

Trevor Blake: 20 July, Two Perspectives

NASA On July 20, 1969, the human race accomplished its single greatest technological achievement of all time when a human first set foot on another celestial body. Six hours after landing at 4:17 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (with less than 30 seconds of fuel remaining), Neil A. Armstrong took the “Small Step” into our greater […]

Trevor Blake: Preparing for Summer

Estimated launch window for the Lemurian Flying Rocket Association: first week of July 2010.

EsoZone

EsoZone is a mutant unconference, Portland Oregon USA, October 9 and 10 2009.  See you there!

Old Moon Discovery Helps Unlock Earth Ocean Secrets

By applying a method of calculating gravity that was first developed for the moon to data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, known as Grace, JPL researchers have found a way to measure the pressure at the bottom of the ocean. Old Moon Discovery Helps Unlock Earth Ocean Secrets

Trevor Blake: Nice Round Numbers

2009 marks 400 years since Galileo exhibited his telescope, 150 years since the publication of On The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin and 40 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing. The calendar and anniversaries and mathematics are human inventions. The small satisfied feeling I get from nice round numbers and overlapping anniversaries is […]