Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
To a passerby, April 21 resembled any other beautiful day in the San Francisco Bay. Or so it seemed. A smattering of clouds dotted the skies and gulls soared over the tourists’ heads. People milled about, leaning against railings, chatting with friends, and watching boats glide out of the harbour.
Monday, April 23rd, 2012
This Saturday April 21, Vancouver’s H.R. MacMillan Space Centre played host to ‘Earth in HD’ — an evening with UrtheCast President Scott Larson, who presented UrtheCast’s plan to offer the first high-definition (HD) video of Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). Read more.
Friday, April 20th, 2012
As more and more commercial enterprises head for outer space and more nations join a growing list of planned and proposed missions to the Moon and Mars, the question will inevitably recur: Can anyone own the Moon? Read more.
Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
At any given point in time, the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from Earth, and yet it impacts almost every activity on the planet. The Sun is the giver of life here on Earth, but the events on the Sun’s surface have the ability to wreak havoc for us critters who have arisen thanks to the star’s rays.
Those warm rays that brighten everyone’s mood in spring after a long winter have the potential to include dangerous amounts of radiation that can disrupt modern life as we know it. Read more.
Monday, April 16th, 2012
Imagine a clear night when you might look up to gaze with wonder upon the surface of a full moon – and what you see is “YOUR COMPANY LOGO HERE!” Would that be advertising Mad Men gone awry? Or entrepreneurial genius?
It might be a little of both. The debate over advertising in space has been around for decades and likely will be for years, or decades more. But considering what it takes to get an ad into space, is it even worth discussing right now? Some argue that space advertising is not only worth it, but necessary.