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Cleaning Up Outer Space  This episode of the Smithsonian...

Cleaning Up Outer Space 

This episode of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s “What’s New in Aerospace?” series featured host Martin Collins, space history curator at the museum, and historian Lisa Ruth Rand discussing past and current orbital debris research, some American and international efforts to reduce debris, the latest proposed methods to clean up orbit — from lasers to space nets — and thoughts about how we might best solve the problem of trash in space.

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This weekend was my five year college reunion, which brought me to the gritty but wonderful city of Worcester, Massachusetts. I had been looking forward to this event for months. 974 more words


Paper Sailboat (Odyssey): Part I

Hours spent folding to form
unbreachable, unsinkable
a paper-made sailboat to explore
the seven seas

At first it seemed
it might never leave shore,
pummeled and pushed… 142 more words


New firm repairs Tolukuma mine

The National, aka The Loggers Times | May 24th, 2016

THE Asidokona Mining Resources, the new operator of the Tolukuma mine, is rehabilitating the mine, director Vincent Siow says.  289 more words

Papua New Guinea

Frank Worsley - a local hero

It is just over a century since Frank Worsley, Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean reached a whaling station on remote South Georgia following a daring 16 day voyage to alert the world to the loss of… 159 more words


My process for Successful Vacation Planning

I have read some blog posts lately where people shared their thought process for planning a family vacation to the National Parks or any destination.   I was intrigued to read about the methodology others use to plan a successful trip.   942 more words


I Wish I Could

Something occurred to me recently that I just needed to address. I take a lot of photos. When I say a lot, I mean a lot. 155 more words