Into the wild blue yonder!
I got some VERY exciting news today! As some of you may know, I joined the United States Air Force and have been waiting (FOREVER) on a job assignment before shipping off to basic training. well, I got a call today verifying that I got my TOP job pick: Space Systems Operations! So yeah, all my space-obsessing finally paid off! :) I ship out November 23rd! Wish me luck! - Joe
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I...– Douglas Adams (via theshalom)
Ahhh! Woooh! What’s happening? Who am I? Why am I here? What’s my...– Sperm whale, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
More submissions, please!
Hey guys and gals, my life is getting a little hectic at the moment what with just getting married, getting a puppy, working full time, and preparing for U.S. Air Force basic training in October, so my posts have been few and far between. Contributor extraordinaire Shah has been posting the bulk of our content lately, and I’m trying to dig up some tasty bits of space awesomeness to load up...
bumerangue asked: How come many equipments, or parts of equipments, sent to space are covered in thin layer of gold?
mohammednasim asked: So I wanted to ask, what got you into physics and astronomy? :)
-psithurism--deactivated2010120 asked: Hey, I have read The Fabric of The Cosmos and The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene and I've been stumped on another book like that to buy. Help out? Ask your physics professors :]
mattmeow asked: Hey, I was wondering if you could put frequent news updates in theoretical physics, that would be amazing... Your blog is great btw!
destroyer asked: Just wanted to say I really enjoy your blog.
The fate of all existence is in your hands!
Please recommend It’s Full of Stars as your favorite science blog for the tumblr directory! The future of the universe depends on it!!! You don’t want to be responsible for the collapse of the entire cosmos, do you? Please, don’t make Carl Sagan cry! If you’ve already recommended us a zillion times (thats a billion to the Zth power), may we suggest a few other notable...
Is Anyone Out There?
For a few days in November of 1969, standing in the vastness of the moon’s dusty landscape, Pete and I had that whole world to ourselves. More than once I glanced up to see the Earth, a shiny blue marble of incomparable beauty in the sky above us. It brought to mind the questions humans have asked through the centuries - are we all alone in the cosmos? Will we one day land on a far planet...
NASA Face in Space →
580jars: Hooray! I love Space! The Truth is Out There…