3.6 Million Miles


The distance from us that Asteroid 1998 QE2 will be at when it ‘narrowly’ misses Earth this evening. The asteroid also has its own baby moon.

The Beauty of Space Photography

PBS Off Book gets galactic



The Man Who Pierced the Sky by William Langewiesche

When Felix Baumgartner set out to make a living by stunt jumping—from cliffs, buildings, and bridges—the young Austrian had no idea where it would take him: to a pressurized capsule nearly 24 miles above New Mexico, last October 14, preparing to free-fall farther than any man in history, and at supersonic speed. Detailing Baumgartner’s quest, William Langewiesche explores what drove him to ever greater heights.

Weekend Watching: Night of The Comet (1984)

“A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls to fight the evil types who survive.”

via, Bleached / GvB

4.56 billion years


That’s how old this green meteorite from Mercury is.

The Latest International Space Station Mission Patch


Designed by Shepard Fairey

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Lunar Speculation


The Man Who Sells the Moon

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Morning Dose of Meteor Blast

Putting the Size of the Moon into Perspective


Here’s a map of the US overlaid on the moon.

The Asteroid Formally Known as 274301 has been re-named ‘Wikipedia’



Born To Fly


The Story of Red Bull Stratos

created by Doubleday & Cartwright

Muhammad Ali Goes to Mars

The Lost Interview

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