One Small Step

Today, I spent hours listening to the synchronized “live” mission audio of the Apollo 11 mission on wechoosethemoon.org, a project of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. A few moments ago, Neil Armstrong landed on the moon. I mixed those last few minutes with Pink Floyd’s “Brain Damage”, a.k.a Dark Side of the […]

Space: The Final Frontier

Today is July 20th and it signifies a very important day in the history of mankind. It is the day we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landing and, in many ways, the culmination of the advent of the technology age. 40 years ago today, we began a journey into space that has not […]

Bringing the Kids Back to the Show: NASA Using Social Media

When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut. Hell, when *you* were a kid, you wanted to be an astronaut. Then, one day, we grew up and realized we were destined for more traditional careers like lawyers, accountants or *gasp* social media consultants. Yeah, we didn’t end up quite as sexy as […]

Age of Exploration 500 Years Later

In 1519, an explorer by the name of Ferdinand Magellan began a journey that would be the first of it’s kind. He would lead an expedition that would circle the globe for the first time. It would cost him his Portuguese citizenship, 219 crew members, 4 ships and even his own life. In the process, […]