Blog posts tagged "astronauts"

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Oct. 25, 2023 - 3:22 pm
The story begins in “The Calculating Stars,” the 2018 novel by Mary Robinette Kowal, when a huge meteor hits earth in 1952. It’s a massive strike, big enough, in fact, in this work of fiction, to threaten the very possibility of human life on this planet. Immediately after the hit, the race to...
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Feb. 01, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Some of the highest grossing films in history have involved space in some capacity. However, I have never been a fan of space movies. I don't know what it is about space movies, but I've never found them enticing. Recently, I didn't have many movies rented and 400 Days had been sitting on my shelf...
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May. 01, 2013 - 9:53 am
If you could travel to space, would you? Many people, including myself, have dreamed about becoming an astronaut and visiting outer space. This past Monday, Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, brought that dream one step closer to reality. VG's SpaceShipTwo successfully...