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Reusable Vertical Launch/Land Spacecraft: Sci Fi Retro Bliss

Okay, space and old school sci-fic geeks–you know all those cool 1950’s sci-fi conceits of rocket spaceships, like “The Solar Queen” lauching and landing vertically, majestically, on hostile planets (or soundstages)?  Well, the folks over at SpaceX–you know, those guys … Continue reading

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1 In 4 Americans Think Sun Rotates Around Earth

I’m posting this link out of shame and disgust. Ugh!  I guess it’s what creationism gets us. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/14/277058739/1-in-4-americans-think-the-sun-goes-around-the-earth-survey-says No, they’re not exaggerating.  Or making it up as part of some “socialistic” plot. And adding these as a public service:

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