Nov 18

Model Rocketry (Second Launch)

So, for our family’s second launch we had a professional cameraperson… Space Mama.  As you may be able to tell, in comparison to our first launch, we used a slightly more powerful engine.  I must say the difference was quite noticeable.  But, what do I know?  After all we are only just getting started! We […]

Nov 17

Total Lunar Eclipse 2022 Video

I recently threw together this nerdy little video documenting the last total lunar eclipse that we’ll be able to see until 2025. It’s basically a slideshow put to “music” with the addition of a shameless plug. You can also view it on our YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Nov 11

Sirius-ly?

Okay, here I go with the word-play.  I am being Sirius, though.  No, Siriusly… As I previously mentioned, the astronomical viewing conditions on the night of the total lunar eclipse could not have been much better than they were for our area of the world.  Given the fact that the first detectable trace of penumbra […]

Nov 1

Model Rocketry (First Launch)

For the sake of diversification, I’ve decided it is time to add a post, or two, on model rocketry.  For my first ever launch, with the assistance of my kids (M filmed and T retrieved), I must admit to being an overly protective parent.  I didn’t know what to expect.  In an effort to model […]