Wednesday, April 29, 2009

T+10 Speech

A Fictional Space Program - Mike Griffin

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

T+9 Afar

Imaged with the Swift space telescope 23 Apr 2009, the most distant object known. Named GRB 090423, it is estimated to be 13.035 billion light-years away.

New Gamma-Ray Burst Smashes Cosmic Distance Record

Monday, April 27, 2009

T+8 Afloat

Symbolically and actually afloat: a mockup of the Orion command module being tested in the Atlantic Ocean. Orion will carry crews between Earth and Moon orbit and perhaps one day to Mars and beyond.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

T+7 Model

Launch of the world's largest model rocket. It's a 36 feet high scale model of a Saturn V and it climbed over 1000m into the Maryland sky on April 25 2009.

One man's quest to honor America's Saturn V rocket