NASA, Self-Publishing, Game of Thrones and Alien Life – All in One Interview!
How can you fit NASA, the Space Shuttle, tips on self-publishing, Game of Thrones and life on other planets all into a single interview? If you listen to just one interview this year, Jason Delgado’s […]
Holy S%#t! Potentially Earth-like Planet Found at Closest Star
Stories about potentially Earth-like planets orbiting far away stars have been making the headlines for years. With the Kepler spacecraft monitoring the stars, searching for telltale dips in brightness that indicate the presence of a […]
A Real Life Lost in Space – Found!
Nearly two years ago while undergoing in-flight testing, the STEREO-B spacecraft lost communications with ground stations on Earth. Like in a script of a science fiction movie, it sent one last message containing only a few […]
Is This the Armageddon Asteroid? NASA is Sending a Mission
It’s name is Bennu and it’s an asteroid that will pass between the Earth and the moon in 2135. That in itself is nothing amazing. In fact, 37 asteroids will do just that in 2016 […]
Four New Planets Found… In the Same Star System
The Kepler spacecraft has been finding planets all over the place during its K2 mission. To date, it has found 104 confirmed planets among 197 star systems surveyed. Yesterday, NASA announced four more planetary finds, […]
New Author Facebook Page and Web Site
After getting some feedback from fans and friends, I’ve decided to begin splitting my author and related activities away from Tek22 to get things a little better organized. Tek22 has been growing and getting more […]
NASA’s New Launch System Closer to Launch
NASA has a new launch vehicle in the works. The Space Launch System (SLS) is a super-heavy launch system that will carry primary components of NASA’s larger missions into orbit, including astronauts and hardware for a […]
SpaceX to Mars in 2018!
Yesterday, SpaceX announced plans to send an unmanned capsule to Mars – in 2018! Company CEO Elon Musk has long had a vision of establishing a permanent manned presence on the Red Planet and this planned […]
A Little Planetary Neighbor, a New Little Moon
In the outer reaches of our solar system, the bright little dwarf planet Makemake lurks in the darkness of the Kuiper Belt. On April 26th, the Hubble Space Telescope detected a small, or at least […]
Inflatable Module Attached to Space Station
Earlier today, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was connected to the International Space Station (ISS). As I wrote just before it launched, it is a test for the use of inflatable spacecraft and will be […]