Space & Beyond

Aldrin’s New Institute Has Sights Set on the Red Planet

The rocket that we hope will take us there is in the testing stage. But before we go there, we will need a few bright minds to conduct a bit of research on how exactly to make that possible. The “there” we speak of would be the planet Mars. And according to The Verge, the Buzz…
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Hot Read: Answers to Historic Pluto Flyby Questions

If you’re a frequent reader of the Rocket Yard, you’ll be quite aware of our affinity for all things related to outer space. And the story that we’ve been following today comes from deep space – about 3 billion miles away...

Rocket Yard Logo Hot Read: Video Shows SpaceX Plans...
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that we here at the OWC Blog have a particular fascination with rockets. We named it the Rocket Yard, after all! And there’s one...

CoffeeAlien Coffee Aliens Happen. Make Sure You...
We’ve discussed many times on the Rocket Yard just how important it is to have a back up system for your storage. Hard drive failure, fire, natural disasters, or even …...

Globe-Astronomy Hot Read: ESA Spacecraft Lands on...
After ten years and billions of miles of travel, the Philae lander parted today from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and landed on the surface of a comet....

Globe-Astronomy Hot Read: ESA Does Some Catching...
About a decade ago, the European Space Agency made a date to meet up with Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. After ten years and billions of miles, the agency’s Rosetta spacecraft caught...

Globe-Astronomy Keeping An Eye On Other Worlds
As always, OWC is keeping an eye on space exploration news, and let’s just say it’s been an exciting week. Not “hey, the aliens are here and they’ve ended...