Buried treasure

Posted by on October 18, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Every now and then, when I’m meant to be doing something completely different, I uncover interesting space things online. I’ve decided to start this “buried treasure” set of blog posts to share some of those things with you. (Also, I hope that it will encourage me to keep this site updated a bit more often!) […]

OMG: JPL for MSL landing!

Posted by on August 8, 2012 at 6:49 pm
MSL landed here

It was a somewhat cheeky email I sent, just lightly mentioning that I was hoping to be at JPL for the Mars Science Laboratory landing, but was in a pickle about what to do since I was travelling with a friend who couldn’t get media credentials. There was no guarantee that he and I would […]

London from Space

Posted by on March 25, 2011 at 12:34 pm

It’s been a busy week here in London. I arrived back from the Space Nomad adventure and started a new job over at Audioboo. That doesn’t mean the space dreams are over, in fact I’ve already put a collage of space pictures up opposite my desk, it just means I’m going to have to work twice […]

My first shuttle launch – there are no words

Posted by on March 13, 2011 at 2:04 pm

  Yesterday I watched shuttle Discovery land for the final time, and I realised that I’ve not yet posted a piece here about the launch. I wrote a piece for the National Geographic Assignment Blog, but it wasn’t all that easy to do. How could I find words to explain launch day? I’m still struggling if […]