Monthly Archives: July 2009

Casual Friday — Excalibur

Unmanned aircraft seem to be all the rage these days in military circles…

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Carnivalia — 7/22 – 7/28

The past week’s science-related blog carnivals await your reading attention…

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The scientific tourist #83 — heatsink nosecone

This week’s image comes to you from the U. S. Air Force Space and Missile Museum at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. It’s an early “heatsink” style test re-entry vehicle, designed to be carried on the nose of an Atlas ICBM…

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Casual Friday — flying with the angels

The Blue Angels, that is…

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Carnivalia — 7/15 – 7/21

The past week’s crop of science-related blog posts waits for you…

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The scientific tourist #82 — Tranquility Base

Today’s image was taken of the Apollo 11 LEM (Lunar Excursion Module) descent stage by NASA’s LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter), from about 70 miles high… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — One small step

Timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, NASA’s released restored video of the landing. Here’s CNN’s take on the release…

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SOS tweets for 2009-07-16

Space shuttle’s on its way to ISS — yahoo! Now the Japanese module gets its “porch.” # Powered by Twitter Tools. Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): SOS tweets for 2009-07-14 The scientific tourist #43 — Apollo 9 capsule

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Carnivalia — 7/08 – 7/14

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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SOS tweets for 2009-07-14

@starstryder This is where a better grid would help. Coal-burning states could use the power… in reply to starstryder # Powered by Twitter Tools. Sorry, I could find no related posts.

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