Asteroid 2012 DA14 Trajectory

How to Watch Asteroid 2012 DA14′s Flyby of Earth

Copperheads! A historic astronomical circumstance is about to transpire in the skies above Earth (above the skies, technically). A space rock 50 meters wide (160 feet) will be passing just by the good Earth, getting as close as 27,700 kilometers (only 17,200 miles!). Never before has humanity witnessed something so large pass so close to […]
President Obama at DNC

Obama Releases NASA Statement

The Obama campaign has released a three-page statement outlining its general support and strategy for NASA. In the statement, President Obama says that he is “100 percent committed to the mission of NASA and its future … because broadening our capabilities in space will continue to serve our society in ways that we can scarcely imagine.” The […]
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Fight for Space Fundraising Successful

Congratulations to director Paul Hildebrandt and his crew behind the upcoming Fight For Space documentary for a successful round of public fundraising using Kickstarter! After successfully reaching the $65,000 minimum mark after less than two weeks, Hildebrandt & Co. decided to extend the fundraising to $100,000 for the remainder of the month on Kickstarter in order to […]
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Fight For Space Update

On July 20th 2012, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, a director named Paul Hildebrandt of Chico, California launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new documentary, Fight For Space: Exploring the Future of Human Spaceflight. If you are unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it is a method of crowdsourcing that allows for worthy projects to be funded by […]