Tag Archives: NASA

June 01

NASA invites public to submit names and poems to Mars

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2013 – NASA issued a press release yesterday inviting members of the public to submit names and a haiku online to be carried aboard a spacecraft that will study Mars’ upper atmosphere.  So if you can’t go to Mars yourself, your name certainly can. The names and poems will be on a DVD carried on the […]

June 01

Mars One seeks colonists to live- and die- on the Red Planet

WASHINGTON, DC, April 28, 2013 – Last Monday a Dutch nonprofit announced its search for volunteers to become the first humans to inhabit Mars. With a scheduled landing on the Red Planet in 2023, Mars One will send four initial colonists to live out the rest of their lives on our neighboring planet. Mars One, a […]

February 12

Comet ISON: will it be “the Comet of the Century?”

As the hype over “the Comet of the Century” grows, will ISON live up to expectations? From my column at Communities @ Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, February 8, 2013 – In George R.R. Martin’s Song of Fire and Ice, the basis for HBO’s wildly popular series “Game of Thrones,” a red comet that shines brighter […]

5 Signs that Climate Change Needs to Become a Priority for Everyone

Rising temperatures, wild weather, and rising sea levels are only a few of the signs that climate change is a reality that needs to be addressed. From my column at the Washington Times Communities: WASHINGTON DC, December 11, 2012- Even though certain researchers and commentators suggest that there is little scientific evidence of climate change or the threat posed […]