Saturday, May 27, 2006

Surfing the Waves!

Sunday, May 21, 2006

New Horizons!

Setting our sites on new worlds - and MAKING THEM!
(click for podcast version)

Space Settlements

spreading life throughout the solar system

Horizons! Gone, but not forgotten! A dream of the future, now gone, that lived in Epcot from 1983-1999.

To ride Horizons again - watch this video

rvlogo.gif (1467 bytes) Take a journey back in time and ride Horizons (14:52)

The Language of space: From Stargazers to Starships

  • Astronomy of the Earth's motion in space.
  • Newtonian mechanics.
  • The Sun
  • Spaceflight and spacecraft
  • and .... A word of caution!

  • Here's the language part:

    Mission Space

    A few good words:

    Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that new ideas pass through three periods:

    • "It can't be done."
    • "It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing."
    • "I knew it was a good idea all along!"

    And the good Doctor Asimov says a few things, too:

    Our Future in the Cosmos--Space