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Bruce McCandless II making the first untethered space walk in 1984.

SPACE by ParkerNow
SPACE, a photo by ParkerNow on Flickr.

Looks gorgeous doesn’t it?

The sun . . is our birth

The sun . . is our birth by grantthai
The sun . . is our birth, a photo by grantthai on Flickr.

Charming. Do you think they are praying or conjuring up an evil spirit?

Blow a galaxy

Fun photo. I wish it were brighter so you could see the stars most clearly.

Space Men on Moon

AP16_10.jpg from usgs.gov – StumbleUpon. Large Wide-photograph on the moon. It is incredibly dark isn’t it?

2 billion alien earths in our Galaxy?

Before Its News – StumbleUpon. This certainly would change the show Sliders. I wonder how many have intelligent life?

Dichroic Glass (via PBMO)

This is a beautiful example of science and art. Click on the link below to see other images.

Dichroic Glass Dichroic glass is glass containing multiple micro-layers of metal oxides which alter its optical properties. The invention of dichroic glass is often erroneously attributed to NASA and its contractors, who developed it for use in dichroic filters. Dichroic glass dates back to at least the 4th century CE as seen in the Lycurgus cup, a Roman relic. Multiple ultra-thin layers of different metals (gold, silver), metal oxides (titanium, chromium, alum … Read More

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Book Review: The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth 9780765311146: William E. Burrows: Books

 

 

Amazon.com: The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth 9780765311146: William E. Burrows: Books. I didn’t like this book. The first part was depressing and not entirely honest in its description of current challenges that we face on earth. While using the moon as a backup seems like a good idea, it also seems like a way to avoid taking responsibility for earth. If we can’t solve the issues then hopefully the next species will be smarter and better than us.

 

 

Perspective from space from Edgar Mitchell

Unquote Futility Closet – StumbleUpon. Amazing quote. Take a look at the link above.