Rocket launch from POV of skydivers

•June 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

This photo was the Image of the Day on way back on June 20, 2007, but I just came across it for the first time.

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[via William Gibson]



•May 23, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Georg from sigur rós discusses gogoyoko, an online music store where artists receive 100% of the sales revenue from their works, which is part of their “fair play in music” business model.

The content is primarily northern European so far and the pricing is in Euros. Not surprising since the project originates from that part of the world. Signing up for a free account allows you to listen to all of the music via stream and participate in the social networking aspect of the site. It’s also worth noting that 10% of the retail price of each purchase is donated to one of gogoyoko’s charity partners.

[via eighteen seconds before sunrise]

Space Dementia Symptom #53

•May 9, 2010 • Leave a Comment

The patient begins hearing Lisa Loeb’s voice in television commercials for various products. Eg. Bounty, NicoDerm

Beyond the Sky and into Space

•May 8, 2010 • 4 Comments

A look back at the accomplishments of JAXA over the past year.

If you found that video as inspiring as I did, perhaps you’ll consider joining the Mobile Infantry!

What’s wrong with this picture?

•May 6, 2010 • Leave a Comment


•May 1, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Satellite image of (partial) remnants from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The airplane on the left puts things into perspective.

4 Letter Words

•April 17, 2010 • Leave a Comment