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Mariner 4 and Mars

On 15 July, 1965, Mariner 4 flew by Mars and sent back the first 22 pictures of a planet other than Earth taken from a spacecraft. 32 more words


Easter Vigil, Sirius

I stand outside under the blackened skies
with winks of light looking down on me.

I wonder if these are the same stars she
saw as she walked alone through the streets…

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Ecumenical Catholic Communion

Mars is Cool!

It’s the Rock ‘n Roll Planet

Mars has approximately half the diameter of Earth. It is less dense than Earth, having about 15% of Earth’s volume and 11% of the mass. 99 more words

Solar System

Bohemia Interactive Launches First Manned Mission to Mars

Expedition One looking for rough and ready candidates to “Take on Mars”

Have you dreamed of being one of the first humans to travel to the… 387 more words


It's time we terraformed Mars and stopped poking it with a stick

I’ve just been watching “The Sky at Night” TV program.
People were very excited about their work investigating the nature of Mars and its History. 492 more words


Birthday Week Review

Right now I am reviewing my Projects List. Here is my Mercury hour post regarding the rest of the week:

I find it best to pair up workouts with music. 176 more words


A second month, a second story.


Available here.

I turned twenty-seven in March. I’d written two novels, a novella, a half-dozen short stories, and had nothing to show for it but a pile of rejection letters from MFA programs, agents, and magazines.  246 more words