Space industry analyst, writer, blogger, baseball fan. Links not endorsements; opinions my own.
To put the #MSL launch in perspective, a shot of the Orlando Sentinel homepage (or, couldn't the NBA waited a day):
Not sure what's going on in this BBC illustration of a "no aliens" article, other than it involves a Blues Brother:
Took a road trip today before #ISPCS starts tomorrow. Didn't see Ellie Arroway or Heywood Floyd here, though:
WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo outside the new Spaceport America terminal building after their flight this morning:
Saw a Boeing banner ad atop POLITICO this morning; linked to this page about its space work: http://bit.ly/rkQYZF
Trying @SouthwestAir wifi: cheap at $5, but the speed (70 kbps up!) leaves something to be desired:
From the Dept. of Dueling Headlines: did Lockheed Martin's profit go up or down?
Paging the owner of http://bit.ly/mSup0e time for an update… (h/t @gaberivera)
Thanks to Google News, we have a better picture of what Pluto's "new but tiny" moon looks like:
Plume and its shadow on the cloud deck at T+1:58 of #sts135:
Closeup of liftoff of #sts135:
Liftoff of Atlantis on the final shuttle mission, as seen from the KSC press site:
The Astrovan passing by a few minutes ago #sts135:
Weather not too bad now as the sun rises, with a few breaks in the clouds. Good morning, Atlantis: #sts135
Atlantis and the press site countdown clock: #sts135
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is apparently a lot cheaper than I thought: http://reut.rs/jBcL41
The STS-135 crew poses in front of Atlantis this morning:
One more picture of the launch of Endeavour, a few seconds after liftoff #sts134:
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