Archive for March 11th, 2011

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Astronaut seen from the ground!

March 11, 2011

Astronaut Steve Bowen seen from the ground!

This is an excerpt from a photo by European “amateur” astronomer Thierry Legault of Astronaut Steve Bowen, on February 28, working outside of the ISS during Discovery’s last mission. Legault believes this is the first image of an astronaut taken from the ground! Check out the full description, and other photos, here.

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You KNOW you want one…

March 11, 2011

Little Frakkin' Toaster Classic!

For those who have everything, another gift idea…although if you’re not a fan of the original “Battlestar Galactica,” you probably won’t care. This is kind of a crazy-looking thing, $ 80 from a company called Quantum Mechanix. They have a bunch of nutty science-fiction collectibles you didn’t know you needed…like this Retro Star Trek poster (one of a set of four):

The most famous split infinitive ever