The world continued to get bigger and smaller in 2014. And the curious have mountains of information at their fingertips – that’s a doubled-edged sword. But amidst the big earth-shattering events, I found smaller moments that sparked my imagination and sated my curiousness. Here’s hoping your 2014 brought new discoveries, and an ever-increasing curious mind.
TweetIt’s been a while since I’ve updated Virgin Galactic’s space tourism endeavors. Much has happened, and today a great milestone was announced. But If you’re just joining me, you’ll need a bit of background. Start here, then here, next here, and finally here, and you’ll be caught up. While the target date for getting space […]
TweetHuge news for pending space tourists: Virgin Galactic’s planned space flights took another step toward reality last week, flying with a crew aboard! This story piqued my curiosity last December in Space available, followed by the mothership update. I’ve been curiously watching Virgin Galactic’s trajectory for its space tourism program. Last week, on 16 july […]
TweetIn December, the curious g blogged about Virgin Galactic’s space packages in Space available (it’s still booking). The program took another leap forward today. Virgin Galactic announced that its commercial manned spaceship, VSS Enterprise, successfully completed its first “captive carry” test flight this morning. The spaceship lifted off at 07:05 am (PST) from Mojave Air […]
TweetAnd speaking of space… It’s been quite a year for pushing the boundaries of space travel. In March, the curious g wrote about the simulated Euro/Russian Mission to Mars which tested human boundaries for interplanetary travel. The results of the experiment proved very positive for continuing the Mars program. US participation in the mission consisted […]