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R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury

R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s R is for Rocket is a welcomed perspective of future space travel from years past. Because just like NASA’s Orion test launch, space matters. Read More »

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – Russian Space Dogs

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – Russian Space Dogs

Space Dogs of the USSR Read More »

AMAZING NEWS

AMAZING NEWS

Brianna Wu's stand for women in gamine is prominent throughout the media - genre AND mainstream Read More »

Lagrangian Points – In Reality and Fiction (Part 2)

Lagrangian Points – In Reality and Fiction (Part 2)

After having examined Lagrangian points in science, I would like to offer here some thoughts about their possible uses – in fiction and in a near (or far) future space colonisation. I have already talked about two of the five points, L1 and L2 ... Read More »

Mars for Sale

Mars for Sale

A sales pitch from the not too distant future Read More »

Lagrangian Points – In Reality and Fiction (Part 1)

Lagrangian Points – In Reality and Fiction (Part 1)

Lagrangian points are well known to anybody interested in astronomy or astrophysics. But even if you are not into the science part of SF, chances are you came across them in fiction anyway – because they are quite a good trope to exploit.  Lag... Read More »

Star Wars and Space Problems

Star Wars and Space Problems

Do you remember a very famous quote from Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker Guide of the Galaxy about dimensions in space? “Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it̵... Read More »

I Want To Believe: the “Impossible Space Drive”

I Want To Believe: the “Impossible Space Drive”

"To dream, the impossible dream, to reach the unreachable star..." Read More »

Weird Things About the Moon(s)

Weird Things About the Moon(s)

We see it almost every day and some might think we know all there is to know, but the Moon still has many fascinating secrets to tell. Read More »

Warp-drive and Exoplanets

Warp-drive and Exoplanets

The science in science fiction is often misleading, if not missing.... Read More »

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