Posted: October 18th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: Aviation News, Destinys Mother, Favorite New Thought, Fly Your Kite, Grilled, M.Aaron Silverman | Tags: blip, Bow Down, Cankler, Cankler Science News, Department of Defense, Engineered Life, Favorite New Thought, International Space Station, M.Aaron Silverman, NASA, New Mexico, Outside the Box, Science, Science News, science-and-technology, Spaceport America, SpaceShipTwo, UP Aerospace, Virgin Galactic, WhiteKnightTwo, www.highpants.com | Comments Off on Branson Opens Spaceport America
Our favorite billionaire, Richard Branson has opened the world’s first commercial spaceport in the New Mexico desert, the brand new home for his space adventure company Virgin Galactic.
The flamboyant British businessman, exuding his usual flair and cheesy grin, waves of blond hair flying, inaugurated the building by breaking a champagne bottle against the building, while rappelling down the side of it, hung 20 meters above the ground from the main terminal roof.
Spaceport America”, will serve “as the operating hub for Virgin Galactic and is expected to house up to two WhiteKnightTwos and five SpaceShipTwos, in addition to all of Virgin’s astronaut preparation facilities and mission control.
About 150 people are booked for lift-off on the first flights to orbit attended the opening event. Also attending were the head of Virgin Galactic, George Whitesides, commercial director Stephen Attenborough, and famed US astronaut – and second person to step on the moon – Buzz Aldrin. Branson said he hoped to launch a vessel into space within the next 12 months, which he said would kick off an era of commercial space travel. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: July 20th, 2011 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: Author, Destinys Mother, Diana Detox, Favorite New Thought, Naked and Nude, Not Porn | Tags: Diana Detox, Naked and Nude, Not Porn | Comments Off on Dirty Pictures Please!!
WE Want Your Trash . . .
Pictures of it that is. We need photos of incidental garbage. The pix will be used in a study of litter.
What we’re looking for: any quality pictures taken by you of curbside garbage, if you want credit for you pix you need to send details.