• Content Done Right…

    November 11, 2014 Jake DiMare

    If you are a total space nerd like me then this is undoubtedly an exciting day for you as well. I’m not going to spend a lot of time sharing the story of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission because, well, the point of my post is they are doing a great job of it themselves.…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    March 1, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Last night I watched Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke’s classic on Blue Ray. Although I watched it many years ago it was still quite a novel experience. This time around I was much more interested in the creative and realistic ways they addressed environmental issues such as low-g/zero-g and the use of music combined…

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  • Moon Unit

    February 1, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I was really disappointed to learn President Obama cut funds for the Ares and Orion space vehicles and the Constellation program in the recent budget submitted to Congress. If passed this will kill NASA’s plans to send humans back to the moon by 2020.  Selfish as it may be, nothing sparks my imagination better than…

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  • On insignificance…

    January 27, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I once heard Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson refer to humans as a speck on a speck on a speck on a speck. Intellectually, I felt like I understood what he meant but, it is still hard to internalize the actual scale of distances in space. This video helps a little: This probably seems weird but…

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