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congratulations, mangalyaan!

Good news from Mars, space people.  Mangalyaan (“Mars-craft” in Sanskrit), launched by the Indian space agency ISRO ten months ago, has arrived safely in Mars orbit and begun transmitting data.  This makes India the first Asian country to reach Mars, … Continue reading

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tumblr wednesday– across the universe with puppies and panda bears

Okay.  This is just plain cute. If you are having a bad day, this will cheer you the heck up.  You know them, you love them: those Chinese Space Baby Postcards. Sometimes I just want to go to the Chinese … Continue reading

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skylancer and mai tai

That sounds like a low rent team up comic:  “Skylancer and Mai Tai in: Secrets Prowl the Old Bazaar”.  Better put that in the notebook. Jack or Iowa or Mr. Spit could be reading a Skylancer and Mai Tai comic … Continue reading

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lose 2 turns– in outer space

This is, as should be obvious to anyone who knows me, my new favorite thing in the whole wide world.  The art, so gloriously four color and ever so slightly out of registration, the font choice and magenta pinkness of … Continue reading

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a jade rabbit on the moon

I’ve been waiting for quite a few days to write about China’s Yutu lunar rover, but I wanted to post when the Jade Rabbit was actually on the Moon.  It’s up there now, crawling around taking pictures and doing science … Continue reading

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