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Space Shuttle Atlantis Final Landing

Praise Great Cthulhu for the Æthernet. Coming to think of it, computer-related technology is the domain of the tick-tock man, himself an avatar of Nyarlathotep. So let us praise Nyarlathotep for the internet: *buzz* . . . go out among men and find the ways thereof, that He in the …

Space Shuttle Atlantis Has Landed

Space Shuttle Atlantis is back and the manned space flight program of NASA has ended. Hopefully only for now. And my thanks to NASA for putting this wonderful image in the public domain! You guys are some of mankind’s finest!

Happy Birthday, John Glenn

John Glenn, a living legend, celebrates his 90th birthday today. In case you actually do not know who John Glenn is (please feel really ashamed): He is the first American to orbit the earth and also, and far more impressively, the oldest man ever to go into space. In 1998, …


Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted this yesterday: The entire half-century budget of NASA equals the current two year budget of the US military. This is fact. Do you have any idea where we could be now if we would not waste our ressources in methods for killing each other? Well, for …