Category Archives: Space Exploration

Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 3)

Phobos: Harumph…I may be smallish for a moon, but I’m no baked potato! [Hey Space Bloggers, sounds like one of the moons took offense when D8 called him ‘potato shaped’ in last post’s limmer-iddle.  Let’s listen in.] D8: Now Phobos, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 2)

Hey Space Bloggers. Here’s your Day 2 limmer-iddle! I’m draped in a rust colored wrap topped off by an icy, white cap. I’ve a few zillion dunes, two potato shaped moons, and a rover asleep in my lap! Would you … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers, Space Game is back! Hold on to your mouse pads cuz in about 3 seconds we’re taking off for …two…one… Destination Eight! That was easy – gotta love that virtual transport. Now, give me just a sec, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? And the location is…

Congratulations Bird of the Wind and Archimedes for figuring out that the multinational wonder with the out-of-this-world view is . . . ISS! Is? Is what? I told you, ISS. I don’t understand why you can’t answer a simple question. What … Continue reading

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Special Edition: Welcome Home Endeavour!

The noble ship Endeavour first launched from planet Earth on May 7, 1992.   On that first mission, three intrepid astronauts stepped out into space and caught a 4.5 ton satellite that had fallen out of its proper orbit.     … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? (day 3)

Hey Space Bloggers! I like this destination. It’s the first time we’ve been invited inside.  And what a view! Not to give away our location, but that sure is a beautiful planet down there. And from up here on Destination … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? (day 2)

They say I resemble a tree.

I’m made by committee, you see… Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? (day 1)

Ready Space Bloggers? Hope so, cuz…3…2…1…We have liftoff! …1…2…3…lookin’ good…a little to the right…eeeasy…snap. Whew, that was close. Oh look! There’s someone waiting outside to welcome us! Sure hope he hasn’t been hanging around too long! He seems to be … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Six? And the Location is…

Congratulations Gulfstream, and all you Space Bloggers who figured out that the old, dried up, pock marked place in space, home to the brilliant Aristarchus (crater, not man), with big rocks, tiny glass beads, a white crust, and a dark side, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Six? Special Aristarchus Edition!

Hey Space Bloggers! Gulfstream wrote in the other day and made a brilliant point about Aristarchus.  She said that both Aristarchus the crater on Destination Six and Aristarchus the Greek mathematician/astronomer were, well brilliant.  See the resemblance? Credit: NASA, ESA, … Continue reading

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