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Curiosity Landing

  At 10:31 PST on the evening of August 5th, 2012, the rover Curiosity will be gently lowered to the surface of Mars by a team of NASA-trained astropigeons. Wait … that’s not right.  She’ll hit the Martian atmosphere travelling … Continue reading

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To Catch a Dragon

“Houston, Station, it looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail.” — Don Pettit, May 25, 2012 History was made yesterday as the SpaceX Dragon became the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the ISS (it was also … Continue reading

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Final Flight

I was worried I’d miss out on the final launch of Atlantis — I had a company event to leave for at the same time as the scheduled launch yesterday morning, but thankfully the countdown proceeded with only a brief … Continue reading

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