USSR

Asni’s Art Blog: Astronaut / Cosmonaut

Asni’s Art Blog: Astronaut / Cosmonaut

A whole difference in cultural outlook, summed up in a slight difference in terminology. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Sputnik

Asni’s Art Blog: Sputnik

Let's see if we can throw a ball into space so it stays in orbit, and attach some radio antennae! 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 »

CLASSIC SF MOVIES #2: George Pal’s Destination Moon

CLASSIC SF MOVIES #2: George Pal’s Destination Moon

Steve reviews a seminal classic: Destination Moon, the first Hollywood SF blockbuster that respected both science and science fiction. Read More »

An Introduction to the Empire’s Corps

An Introduction to the Empire’s Corps

When I was a child, I read the Foundation series and it left a great impression on me. (It must have done; collapsing galactic empires is one of my favourite SF themes, both as a reader and a writer.) The sheer scale of the story impressed me, as did... Read More »

Review: The General’s President

The General’s President John Dalmas Baen The best way to look at Tom Clancy’s Executive Orders is to consider it a thought experiment into how the American Government can be reformed by a President who is not part of the political system to ... Read More »