Traveler | 21. Februar 2013
The more I dig into the Atompunk side of things, the more wonderful tech-gems pop up. I had no idea what a treasure trove of the weird and wonderful hides in the Atompunk timeframe. During the height of the space race, both the Soviet Union and the United States used massive amounts of resources to [...]
Traveler | 29. August 2012
I simply glad to share this, it just came in via our friends at NASA. The MSL has taken this magnificent and inspiring image on the surface of Mars. This is how its surrounding looks like. Desolate, but eerily picturesque:
Traveler | 19. August 2012
The last podcast before I go to Vienna for the European Steampunk Convention. It was recorded under somewhat unusual circumstances on-the-fly while I was trudging through the part of western Germany to which the railway came last. And now for some links: My book, Kurz & Geek: Steampunk Mars Science Laboratory Podcast: Play in new [...]
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Traveler | 17. August 2012
I wish there were more music videos like this one and less of the “I’ve got the biggest wallet and the hottest chicks” kind.
Traveler | 6. August 2012
Today I feel great. Today is one of the days I will look back upon as proof that mankind can achieve great things when we put our hearts, minds and strength to it. The Mars Science Laboratory Mission (MSL) is a prime example of what comes out when we use our talents and (to quote [...]
Traveler | 6. August 2012
I am on the train right now, so I can not do much to celebrate the safe arrival of the Curiosity on Mars, but I can share this tweet: #MSL: Here’s a better picture where you can see the @MarsCuriosity shadow in Gale Crater on Mars http://t.co/hzo1lLA3 — NASA (@NASA) More soon!
Traveler | 20. Februar 2012
50 years ago today, John Glenn was boosted into space on top of a Atlas LV-3B rocket. More precisely, he sat inside Friendship 7 (Mercury-Atlas 6) on top of the Atlas. Friendship 7 was a very cramped affair in deed. More detailed information on the mission is obviously available from the people resonsible, NASA. The [...]
Traveler | 26. Januar 2012
Stop What You’re Doing and Explore Mars Right Now! Go here (klick) And since I initially posted this one on the fly (i.e. from my smartphone) here is a little image to beautify the article and to show you what you get behind the link:
Traveler | 23. Juli 2011
Praise Great Cthulhu for the Æthernet. Coming to think of it, computer-related technology is the domain of the tick-tock man, himself an avatar of Nyarlathotep. So let us praise Nyarlathotep for the internet: *buzz* . . . go out among men and find the ways thereof, that He in the Gulf may know. To Nyarlathotep, [...]
Traveler | 21. Juli 2011
Space Shuttle Atlantis is back and the manned space flight program of NASA has ended. Hopefully only for now. And my thanks to NASA for putting this wonderful image in the public domain! You guys are some of mankind’s finest!