Vote in this Year’s Constellation Awards!!

Hey Chasers! This coming July 5th, the annual Constellation Awards: Canada’s Awards for Excellence in Science Fiction Film and Television will be hosted at the Holiday Inn: Toronto International Airport. Not in the Toronto area? That’s okay because you can still participate by going online and voting for this year’s awards in categories such as Best Performances in a 2013 …

A NASA #globalselfie for Earth Day!

Hey Chasers! Happy Earth Day! To help celebrate, I decided to jump on the “Global Seflie” shuttle that is being promoted by NASA Today. NASA is hoping to create a mosaic of the Earth from the ground up rather than from space down with the participation of selfies from all across the globe in celebration of Earth Day. I’m stoked about …

Yuri’s Night Tomorrow!

Hey Chasers! On April 12th, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to leave the confines of this planet’s gravity, and stepped into the cosmos. April 12th now marks Yuri’s Night: The World Space Party. Under the banner of Yurisnight.net, events in celebration of this epic space anniversary are being hosted throughout the world in the month of April. …

China lands rover on the moon!

It’s humanity’s first landing on the Moon in four decades! Check out the story below! http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/technology/story/1.2464171

Michael Okuda, Star Trek Graphic Art Designer: North America Tour 2 Finale

Hey Chasers, This is the last “Back-Blog” post to catch up on the adventures of our second large North America filming tour that ended this past Fall. We had thought we had wrapped up our shoot following interviews with Kevin Grazier of “Gravity” and “Battlestar Galactica”, and Cariann and Benjamin Higginbotham of SpaceVidCast. However, on our last evening in Los …

Should a Poverty Stricken India Go To Mars?

Hey Chasers, In a few hours, India will launch its Mangalyaan space craft to Mars from Sriharikota. If the mission is successful, in 11 months India will join only 3 other countries/space agencies that have sent a probe on the Red Planet after the US, Russia and the European Space Agency. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has indicated that …

Headed to “Reversed Polarity” Doctor Who Convention This Weekend

Hey Chasers! The TCON Promotional Society is hosting Reversed Polarity this weekend! This is the same group of folk who had us out for Polaris 26 in July of 2012, and the Constellation Awards this past Summer. We are hosting two panels at the show called Allons-Y Filmmaking. We are examining how values such as courage, sacrifice, exploration and companionship …

SpaceVidCast – Inspiring Humanity to Look up: North America Tour 2 Continues

Hey Chasers! I mentioned briefly at the end of the previous post that our interview with Gravity’s Science Advisor Kevin Grazier was shot at the studios of HD Video Podcast SpaceVidCast. SpaceVidCast is hosted by husband and wife team, Benjamin and Cariann Higginbotham. The show’s mission is to “get all of planet Earth excited about space flight and living amongst the stars.” …

Gravity, Battlestar Galactica, and Space with Kevin Grazier: North America Tour 2

Hey Chasers, Gravity staring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock releases today! The trailers for the film. are absolutely thrilling – in a terrifying sort of way. Perhaps more terrifying is the fact that the accident depicted in the trailer is set during present day (slightly in the past as the Space Shuttle is still in operation) complete with an exploding International Space …