Category Archives: Pictures
I don’t want to lose this AGAIN: it’s here. Brewster Rockit: Space Guy! comic strip from June 01, 2014 showing the 7 largest moons in our solar system to scale with Mercury and Pluto.
In honor of the “Mars Rovers!” lesson I will be teaching tomorrow at a local elementary school, here is a picture of the 3 generations of Mars Rovers. It’s a real picture too! “How?” I hear you ask, as you … Continue reading
First off, Amber chose to be an astronaut this year. Yes! And it was all on her own! No prompting or hinting from me, though I was very happy she picked that! Later I asked if Aurora could be an … Continue reading
Rough estimates put attendance at 3,000+. We were expecting maybe a little over 1,000… So, our plans for this event were shot away. Enough people had shown up far enough in advance the library couldn’t even set up two of … Continue reading
From Space.com. This is fantastic. View the image, then scroll down. https://www.space.com/10900-solar-system-planets-scale-infographic.html
I fixed (mostly) the DVD player in my TV! And only one screw left over…. Next up, the broken brake on my bicycle and putting a rail on the ramp in my garage.
I realized that if anything happens to me, I don’t want the police or media using one of those awful pictures you always see of people to find me or eulogize me. I mean really, do they go out of … Continue reading
We got our Winter Village up over the weekend. Will add the Toy Shop next year, and hoping to also add the new train!
It’s pink! Jupiter is fairly pink! I wonder if that’s a trick of the orange and red bands due to the probe being so far away still? “JunoCam is a color, visible-light camera designed to capture remarkable pictures of Jupiter’s … Continue reading
Pretty much all of them are good, some even more so when you read the top comment, like the football one. (UPDATE: Well, not anymore, the top comment from July 6 has been replaced with an election based one) For … Continue reading