Posts Tagged ‘Space’

SciFi Mixed Links – Space Poop, Comic Book Crossovers, Pluto and Planck Pics

Scott Kelly is halfway through his #YearinSpace. This great infographic from NASA shows the effects of a year in space. Fun fact - his space poop burns through the atmosphere like shooting stars! Image Source: NASA.

Scott Kelly is halfway through his #YearinSpace. This great infographic from NASA shows the effects of a year in space. Fun fact – his space poop burns through the atmosphere like shooting stars! Image Source: NASA.

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SciFi Mixed Links – Star Trek Birthday, Space Whiskey, Asimov Webcomic

Star Trek landed on television screens everywhere over 49 years ago, on September 8, 1966. Image Source: Star Trek, "Plato's Stepchildren", via Blastr.com.

Star Trek landed on television screens everywhere over 49 years ago, on September 8, 1966. Image Source: Star Trek, “Plato’s Stepchildren”, via Blastr.com.

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SciFi Mixed Links – Robot Takeovers!!! Spacesuits, Robo-Hotels & Robo-Ballers

A compilation of all the different spacesuits we've used as a species. Image source: Reddit /r/space.

A compilation of all the different spacesuits we’ve used as a species. Image source: Reddit /r/space.

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Sci Fi Mixed Links – April 21, 2015

Screenshot from the book cover of 'A Wrinkle in Time' by Madeleine L'Engle.  The Wall Street Journal recently published three pages from an early draft of the novel.

Screenshot from the book cover of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle. The Wall Street Journal recently published three pages from an early draft of the novel.

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Today in Space History – Apollo 13 Returns Home

Following an explosion in the command module, the Apollo 13 crew used bravery, ingenuity, plastic wrap and duct tape to safely return home. Image source: NASA

Following an explosion in the command module, the Apollo 13 crew used bravery, ingenuity, plastic wrap and duct tape to safely return home. Image source: NASA

Happy 45th anniversary to a safe landing.  Check out the NASA Mission page, Time article, and Wikipedia page.

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SciFi Mixed Links – April 14, 2015

Vancouver twin brothers, Jack and Holman Wang create felt Star Wars characters in their book Star Wars Epic Yarns: Return of the Jedi. Image Source: theprovince.com

Vancouver twin brothers, Jack and Holman Wang create felt Star Wars characters in their book Star Wars Epic Yarns: Return of the Jedi. Image Source: theprovince.com

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