Dreams of Mars

 Posted by at 3:51 pm on September 29, 2016  Mars exploration, News, Space news  No Responses »
Sep 292016
 
Dreams of Mars

(credit: Space X video) Musk Endeavors to Make Reality Catch Up with Science Fiction Elon Musk is nutty as a fruitcake. He has to be to dream this big and have any chance of reaching those dreams. Musk and others like him are the only ones with enough passion who can. Of course, it helps more »

Dec 292015
 
Rocket Scientists Follow Science Fiction’s Lead

I don’t recall many science fiction stories that had manned spacecraft landing on Earth by parachuting into water.  There might have been a few SF stories based on the Apollo program, but parachutes? No. So last week’s powered landing of Space X’s Falcon 9 first stage was a step backward in time to when SF more »