Cassini’s Fiery Farewell

One of my favourite space missions is the Cassini mission to Saturn named after Giovanni Domenico Cassini, an Italian astronomer who discovered 4 of Saturn’s moons and noted the division in rings of Saturn now called the Cassini Division. Launched on October 15th, 1997, the probe arrived at Saturn on June 30th, 2004. Since that time, the probe has studied …

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

Hey Chasers, Gravity┬ástaring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock releases today!┬áThe 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 …