Tag Archives: Mars

Welcome to Mars

 On February 9th, the United Arab Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe entered the Red Planet’s orbit. To commemorate the historic moment the UAE government has given visitors to the country a piece of space. Arrivals to Dubai airport on February … Continue reading

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Escape Velocities

This week Arizona State University’s Center for Science and Imagination published Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, a free digital book collection of fiction and nonfiction about space exploration. The free book, which was funded by NASA grants, is … Continue reading

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Mapping 2016

Every year, the National Geographic tantalizes cartography geeks with a selection of the year’s best published maps. The 2016 list is fascinating and wildly diverse in focus and design. I’ve shared some below, but you can view the entire list … Continue reading

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A Once In A Lifetime Getaway

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory branch of the space agency NASA recently released digital copies of some of the art work that was selected for their 2016 staff calendar. Created by the Seattle design studio Invisible Creature, the space themed travel … Continue reading

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