Tag: space

Space Hat

Ain’t no party like a space party.

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The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars I won’t deny part of my motivation for reading this book is the impending release of the movie based on it. I have a strong preference for having read

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Cassini

It may be hard to make out, but just above that tree and about 1.446 billion kilometers away the Cassini spacecraft is taking a picture of me taking a picture of it, as part of a project to produce a

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Coffee EVA

This glove and cup combination makes me feel like an astronaut.

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2001: A Fiat Odyssey

Putting some mileage on Quasar, we celebrate the odometer numbers that really matter.

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Ex Astris, Scientia

“From the stars, knowledge.” This happens to be the Latin motto of Starfleet Academy, but it’s a phrase that’s stuck in my head as reflection of where I think our future as a species lies. Few people embodied that spirit

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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet by Neil deGrasse Tyson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Bought this with an old gift card at the Harvard Coop last week. I’ve long enjoyed Neil deGrasse Tyson’s

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