If you read science fiction, or even if you don’t, you may be interested in real space and astronomy stuff. I’ve been hooked on Paul Willett’s (aka momdude) blog since I discovered him doing Chuck’s flash fiction challenge. Special this coming week is his visit to the NASA Armstrong Research Centre. Follow the blog, follow his tweets, or whatever… just follow him!
I’m linking you to his post of last Wednesday, which of course was when the European Space Agency’s Philae landed on the Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Read on for details of his visit to Armstrong, and also the NASA JPL for the Orion launch.
If you were watching any of my tweets today, or if you follow any of the usual space & astronomy news channels, you know that the ESA’s Philae lander successfully detached from the Rosetta spacecraft and soft landed on Comet 67P.
In case you have any doubt — This. Was. Huge….. read on
Picture from ESA via BBC news.