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Japan – the great space enabler?

Published on July 27, 2017 By SpaceKate

Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi may have made the mainstream media with his photos from the international space station some years ago, but ask the average person in the street to name the big players in space, and I’m willing to bet that Japan wouldn’t be at the top of their list. Us space geeks on […]

Make some space!

Published on January 18, 2011 By SpaceKate

It’s a rainy day here in Portland. Oregon, so what is a space geek to do if they want to stay warm and dry? Well, how about making some space models? It all started with a tweet about Lego shuttles. A bit of research showed you could purchase a Lego shuttle kit, which is frankly […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Capsule Launch – aka My first rocket launch!

Published on December 9, 2010 By SpaceKate

So I’ve been dreaming about getting into space, and I’m merrily living my life as a Space Nomad, chasing space stuff around the United States, but despite all this, I’ve never actually seen a rocket launch. Until yesterday. SpaceX managed to do what NASA couldn’t – launch a rocket while I was in town to see […]