Lunar Booties and Space Suiting

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 | |

In more space news...a traveling exhibition of the Smithsonian's collection of relics from the Space Race will open this Spring! The Times got a sneak peak at some of these technical wonders that helped launch man to the moon. love love love. Read the whole article here and check out the awesome gallery of xray scans and photographed suits. Thanks Core77!

Solstice Lunar Eclipse TONITE!!!!

Monday, December 20, 2010 | |

Tonight will be a special astrological event with a lunar eclipse falling on the same night as the winter solstice, the longest night of the year. The full eclipse will happen at 3:17AM so if youre up celebrating take a moment to enjoy the moon. The last time this happened was 372 years ago and it wont happen again until 2094! Check out NASA's writeup of this occassion!