… finally, I bring you the next installment of the 20,000 Leagues Under the Covers quilt. Yes, it’s a stupid name but it has stuck. So be it. Want to see more? Here’s a quick teaser: For even more (what? Didn’t that tell you everything you needed to know?), read on.
Gizmodo has posted the first images of SpaceShipTwo, the ship being built by Scaled Composites for Virgin Galactic flights starting next year. (Ships, rather. The VSS Enterprise is the first to be named, but a total of five are on order.) It’ll hold two pilots and six space tourists, with big comfy seats (for soft [...]
If you’re looking for something to get for the Radcliffs this holiday, feel free to pitch in and get these lovely Klingon bloodwine cups, on auction at Christie’s as part of the 40th anniversary of Star Trek. As the site states: “reputed to have been originally used in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments.” Indeed. [...]
UPDATE: It worked! Here’s the latest: It is official, Kayla won the contest and the title of NASA’s Greatest Fan! Thank you for all your votes. We don’t have all the details yet, but we’re off to (hopefully) see the shuttle launch! Excited beyond words, Jennifer See the original post below: From Jennifer, a Global [...]
Nate and Eventful remind me that it’s World Carfree Day today. Celebrate! Ironically, we’re going camping this weekend so we’ll be driving up to the mountains. But no driving for 48 hours after that!