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Long-Distance Spacecraft Engineering *** Posted From Centauri Dreams

Posted: 30 Dec 2014 09:08 AM PST I find few things more fascinating than remote fixes to distant spacecraft. We’ve used them surprisingly often, an outstanding case in point being the Galileo mission to Jupiter, launched in 1989. The failure of the craft’s high-gain antenna demanded that controllers maximize what they had left, using the […]

2014 in review

Originally posted on Writing Is Hard Work:
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.  I didn’t do half bad! Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum,…

2014 in Review

Put it in writing and kick butt in 2015

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
A New Year is just around the corner. I do for the upcoming year what I also do for my birthdays. I don’t set resolutions, instead I set life goals. I write down what I want to work on and see accomplished in the next…

Character Interview Number Twenty-Three Ronan – Shifter

Originally posted on Library of Erana:
Tell Us About Yourself Name (s) Ronan Age: I appear to be about twenty five. I live primarily in the Atlantic ocean, but roam extensively as a shape shifter. I make frequent visits to Ireland as I have a deep appreciation for the landscape. As a shifter and a creature of…

Winter’s Frost

Originally posted on Chronic Conditions & Life Lessons:
? Stepping into the black of frosty night fingers lose warm mittens Calling me hither to view magic sights more to see tomorrow will be A yawn before dawn, God’s breath blankets all with freezing air Below the moon of white glowing above so high and bright There lies…

2014 in review

Originally posted on Xao Thao:
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 660 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 11 trips to carry that many people.…

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