Free Space Apps for Android

Posted by on April 6, 2013 at 10:25 am

There are plenty of space-related apps to check out in the Google Play store. I decided to download a bunch, play with them for a bit and share the results. They are all freebies, this is not an exhaustive list, it’s just the start of a potentially useful list for other Android Space fans. I’ve […]

How to photograph a shuttle launch

Posted by on February 24, 2011 at 8:39 am

It’s launch day! Today! After one hell of an adventure (I promise I’ll explain more later) the #spacenomad is back in Florida and if all goes to plan, Diva Discovery will launch from KSC this afternoon at 4.50pm EST. I managed to catch Bill Ingalls, one of NASA’s official photographers who will be capturing fantastic […]

Recipe for a rocket

Posted by on February 7, 2011 at 2:13 pm

  It is rocket science, but I’m trying to make it a bit easier to understand (for my own sake as well as yours!) Here’s my attempt to boil it down to the basics with a handy recipe for a rocket. Ingredients: 1x Newton’s 3rd Law (every action has an equal and opposite reaction) 1x Container 1x Nozzle […]

Beginners' Guide to Rocket Science

Posted by on February 2, 2011 at 4:55 pm

Ever wondered if the shuttle could go to the moon? Too scared to ask what a rocket actually is? Have no fear,Space Kate is here with a handy little podcast about rocket science. Impress your friends by learning and reciting rocket scientist Nathan Bergey‘s answers to my questions about rockets, getting to the moon, and whether science […]