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SpaceX Successfully Reaches Orbit and Returns to Earth

SpaceX launched a Dragon 9 today. It did a two-stage ascent to enter orbit. The capsule (a mock for the test flight) separated and returned safely to Earth, splashing down in the Pacific in the vein of the Apollo flights. The mission was nearly flawless and an amazing demonstration run.

Fursuits for Science!

How to best handle baby pandas so that they don't get used to humans? Fursuits, of course! The laudable goal is keeping the creatures as natural as possible so that they can be returned to the wild. No word on whether they use anything to cover human scent.

Being a Geek and a Parent is Hard

Yeah. It's pretty much like that.

  • Zootopia

    I got a chance to see Zootopia with my family this past weekend. [No spoilers below, don’t worry.] This is a movie that I’ve been looking forward to…

  • FC 2016

    Kit and I flew down to FC. The flight was an inauspicious start to the trip... SF was stacked up due to weather. We actually took off at 11:15…

  • NaNoWriMo 2015 - Won!

    I started my next novel manuscript during this past month. I used the momentum of NaNoWriMo to get things jumpstarted. I did not expect to reach…

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