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2013: 7th of 13 Things I Want to Know: Sending Up a Bag of Light – Why?

9:30 PM local time, a beach on the Pacific; Summer time, completely dark, and I was on my way out when some commotion caught my attention.  A group of people of all ages were gathered around some light source. Suddenly … Continue reading

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2013: 1st of 13 Things I Want to Know: Is the Tweeting ISS Astronaut Happy with his ISP?

Is Chris Hadfield who tweets from space on-board the International Space Station happy with his Internet provider? I’m always complaining about my service. Sometimes it’s too slow. Sometimes it’s not available. Astronauts have been tweeting from the space station since … Continue reading

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On Starships and Nail Polish

    “I wonder how complicated it would be to put on nail polish while traveling on a starship,” I said thoughtfully, “and while there might be time to solve that problem, how do they do it on the International Space … Continue reading

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