The heroes of many of my friends as a child were the usual celebrities, musicians, or sports figures. I was no different. Mom and dad took my brothers and I to many air shows, but a trip to the Kennedy Space Center way back in the 1970’s escalated astronauts to heroic levels. Seeing the massive…… Continue reading Dreams, Goals, and Passion
“Earth is humanity’s cradle, but you’re not meant to stay in the cradle forever.” – Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Dreams require planning, work, and progress. Once, humans stared in wonder, looking at the moon and only could rely on imagination as to what it would be like to travel there. A dream of science fiction fancy for…… Continue reading To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone…
Apollo, Where Art Thou I always surge with pride when reflecting on the history of our space program. I grew up in south Florida, close enough to the Kennedy Space Center to be within the shadow of NASA, but not close enough to see quality rocket launches. As a child, I fondly remember seeing many…… Continue reading Apollo, Where Art Thou?
I love astronomy, but don’t ask me to calculate orbits or to explain the math. I can’t even grab a telescope and know where to look to gaze upon some of our planets. I know that bright “star” in the twilight sky, when no others stars are visible is a planet. Most likely Venus or…… Continue reading Gratitude Journal Day 15: Jupiter
I love astronomy and always take the time to really look at many of the photos that capture the beauty of the cosmos. To look up into the night sky and glimpse the light of the stars. We look into the past, seeing the light reaching us after traveling for many years. Take a peek…… Continue reading Gratitude Journal Day 11, The Hubble Space Telescope