Tag Archives: Plato’s Nightlight Mining Company

A Tour of the Moon

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/David Ladd This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4619 Dialogos of Eide

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A New Home on Mars: NASA Langley’s Icy Concept for Living on the Red Planet

An artist’s rendering of the Mars Ice Home concept. Credits: NASA/Clouds AO/SEArch A New Home on Mars: NASA Langley’s Icy Concept for Living on the Red Planet: For researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center, the best building material for a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Will humanity almost inevitably evolve into space colonizers?

Dialogos of Eide

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Naming of Mars Craters: Concerns and Considerations

Recently initiatives that capitalise on the public’s interest in space and astronomy have proliferated, some putting a price tag on naming space objects and their features, such as Mars craters. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) would like to emphasise that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

GRAIL’s Gravity Tour of the Moon

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/grail/20121205/GRAILtour20121205-640.swfEmbedded video from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Space policy of the Barack Obama administration

The space policy of the Barack Obama administration was announced by U.S. President Barack Obama on April 15, 2010, at a major space policy speech at Kennedy Space Center.[1] He committed to increasing NASA funding by $6 billion over five … Continue reading

Posted in Moon, Moon Base, Plato's Nightlight Mining Company | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Gravimetry

Gravity map of the Southern Ocean around the Antarctic continentThis gravity field was computed from sea-surface height measurements collected by the US Navy GEOSAT altimeter between March, 1985, and January, 1990. The high density GEOSAT Geodetic Mission data that lie … Continue reading

Posted in Grace, Grace Satellite, Graviton, Gravity, Isostasy, Plato's Nightlight Mining Company, Time Variable Measure | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mining Helium 3 On the Moon

Helium-3 (He-3, sometimes called tralphium[1]) is a light, non-radioactive isotope of helium with two protons and one neutron. It is rare on the Earth, and it is sought for use in nuclear fusion research. The abundance of helium-3 is thought … Continue reading

Posted in LCROSS, Moon, Plato's Nightlight Mining Company | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Moon Pictures

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/ LPOD Photo Gallery Motivation During the late 1800s and well into the 1900s it seemed that every book that described the craters, mountains and other features of Earth’s moon was titled The Moon. In my mind this came to … Continue reading

Posted in Moon, Moon Base, Plato's Nightlight Mining Company | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Grail At the Moon

 Grail Recovery and Interior Labratory NASA’s Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)-A spacecraft successfully completed its planned main engine burn at 2 p.m. PST (5 p.m. EST) today. As of 3 p.m. PST (6 p.m. EST), GRAIL-A is in a … Continue reading

Posted in Grace Satellite, LCROSS, LRO, Moon, Moon Base, Plato's Nightlight Mining Company, Satellites, Time Variable Measure | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment