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'The Martian': Robinson Crusoe meets Apollo 13

I recently read Andy Weir’s novel: ‘The Martian‘.  Weir’s book is a self publishing success story.  An admitted life long geek, he enjoyed thoroughly researching how a mission to Mars might work and what might go wrong with it.   759 more words


Mars: the chocolate or the planet?

One hundred candidates have been selected, among them five Britons and three Indians, by the non-profit organisation, Mars One, in hopes of setting up a human civilization on Earth’s sister planet, Mars. 452 more words

Matt Damon's The Martian Now Coming Out Nearly Two Months Earlier

It seems like just yesterday that I wrote something about Matt Damon’s new Ridley Scott movie The Martian.  Wait a minute.  It was just yesterday ( 434 more words

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Matt Damon Does an Outer-Space Cast Away Thing in New Ridley Scott Movie The Martian

[Interstellar spoiler alert]

What if Matt Damon’s character in Interstellar hadn’t turned homicidal and falsified data out of desperation?  What if instead of going into cryo-sleep he had McGyvered his way into surviving the desolate planet which was threatening to turn into his grave?  602 more words

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Space Flights Departing from Walt Disney World

Walt Disney’s interests and infatuations were often made apparent by his company’s work in the film and later in the theme park industry.  It wasn’t difficult to tell Walt was fascinated by American history after the release of films like Davy Crockett, Johnny Tremain or after the construction of themed lands such as Main Street USA, Frontierland, and Liberty Square within the Disney Parks. 766 more words

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Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow(land) Part 4

Note: In celebration of Disney’s Tomorrowland opening in theaters on May 22, Quest for Vault Disney is taking a decade by decade look at Disneyland’s Tomorrowland. 911 more words


Prompt 26: So long and thanks for all the fish!

Prompt 26. You are on a mission to Mars. Because of the length of of the journey, you will never be able to return to Earth. 318 more words

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