Spacelopnik: Thanksgiving on the International Space Station

A video of Commander Butch Wilmore talking about the Thanksgiving Holiday and Thanksgiving aboard the International Space Station. Having personally met him a couple times, let me tell you that he is honestly just as friendly as you could ever imagine. He is currently doing a 6 month mission aboard the ISS that began… » 11/26/14 5:35pm 11/26/14 5:35pm

I saw Interstellar and will now become an astronaut

Actually, that last bit isn't true, since I'm 30 and have a bachelor's degree in video production, but I DID see Interstellar last night, and it was breathtaking. This is our generation's 2001, sans acid. Few storytellers can bend the heart and the mind so completely and in such equal measure as Christopher Nolan.

See… » 11/07/14 9:51am 11/07/14 9:51am

Why I'm excited about Lockheed's Nuclear Fusion Reactor

When I saw the news on our sister site Sploid that Lockheed Martin announced an aggressive plan to bring compact nuclear fusion into reality, naturally, I was excited. There has been some skepticism about their claim but seeing as how this is Lockheed Martin, the largest defense contractor in the world, they carry a… » 10/27/14 9:16am 10/27/14 9:16am

Since we're talking about Apollo 11

Have a slow motion video of the launch pad with commentary explaining what is going on. I know this has been posted before on here, but I'm not sure if it has been posted today or not. Either way, here is 8:43 seconds of Saturn V / Apollo 11 awesomeness. And for anyone who is going to be in the Houston area, take the… » 7/16/14 9:54am 7/16/14 9:54am