Author Archives: Sam Wise

The scientific tourist #367 — Agena-B Upper Stage

On display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington D.C., it’s an Agena-B… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #366 — Corona

Some ages ago, I posted a photo showing a diagram of a Corona satellite — the world’s first photo-reconnaissance system. This time, you get some actual photos. Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/29 – 8/04/2015

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading enjoyment Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #365 — TKS manned spacecraft

On display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., it’s a TKS manned spacecraft… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/22 – 7/28/2015 (plus a bit)

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for you… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #364 — Inca Tern

Seen at the Denver Zoo, it’s an Inca Tern… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #363 — Corporal missile

Here, you see a Corporal missile, on display at the Smithsonian museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/01 – 7/07/2015

The past week’s crop of mostly-science-related blog carnivals for your reading pleasure… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #362 — the Ne-20 jet engine

On display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, it’s one of just 3 surviving Ne-20 jet engines… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #361 — Feejee Mermaid

Brought to you by the “Mythic Creatures” traveling exhibition (seen at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science), it’s an odd concoction called a Feejee Mermaid… Continue reading

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