Author Archives: lunadyne

A weird, weird day

by guest blogger Ken Not trying to monopolize Jon’s blog or anything, but I’m sitting here staring at my ISU diploma, hand-signed by possibly the single most important name to date in the space field, a science fiction writer nonpareil, … Continue reading

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Public Space Utilities

by guest blogger Ken Jon’s warned me previously about my really long rambling posts (because he wants shorter, more frequent posts), so I’ll try to keep this one relatively brief, and focused on the topic of public utilities. I’ll admit … Continue reading

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Martian Smackdown

by guest blogger Ken Okay, smackdown is probably a bit melodramatic, but it got your attention. A glass of cold water in the face is probably a closer description, but Griffin certainly put his foot down with the Mars science … Continue reading

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Proud to be in Texas

by guest blogger Ken Today was just another reaffirmation of why I’m happy to live in Texas. We woke to snow on the ground, and by evening I had the top down on the bug on my way to the … Continue reading

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Luna Road

by guest blogger KenHowdy all! I’m back and (semi-) recovered from an unanticipated trip to upstate NY for my grandmother’s funeral. Always a somber occasion for anyone, and of course a time for reflection on not only the past in … Continue reading

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Microgravity Musings

Howdy all, guest blogger Ken here. I’ve promised a couple posts that have been on the back burner. One is on regolith, a complex topic that needs more exposure, but unfortunately one of the main resources I was going to … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

by guest blogger Ken. Howdy all! I hope everyone is hard at work in the new year, bringing space ever closer to Earth. Keep up the good work at Politico! The last couple of weeks have certainly been eventful. Not … Continue reading

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Having a space-y holidays!

by guest blogger Ken Since this is the pause and reflect season, I’m going to pause and reflect on what a space-y holiday it’s turning out to be. In large part because of the ongoing success of a couple of … Continue reading

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For your Selenian pleasure…

Howdy y’all, guest blogger Ken here. I wanted to give readers a heads-up that The Best of the Moon 2007 is up over at Out of the Cradle. A lot of great Moon-related materials were released this year, and I … Continue reading

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Beijinged and Shanghaied Seeking the Moon in China

Howdy all, guest blogger Ken here, fresh back from a weeklong business trip to China. Though I’m well experienced in Europe, this was my first time to cross the date-line and visit Zhongguo. It is a disorienting experience for a … Continue reading

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