Tuesday November 21st 2017






Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Seems like a lot of older collectibles are being recreated and redistributed as vintage these days. Mattel recently joined the madness by releasing a replica of the 1965 Astronaut Barbie Doll. Barbie has had over 125 careers (many repeated) during her 50+ years in [Read More]

Star Trek Starfleet Academy – Now At NASA! (or at least until April 30, 2011)

Star Trek Starfleet Academy – Now At NASA! (or at least until April 30, 2011)

OK don’t get too excited. I recently visited the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Orlando Florida (who needs Disney) and discovered they have a Star Trek themed show running until the end of April 2011. The promotional photo from their site is shown below. The show is [Read More]

Vote Star Trek for the NASA Wake-up Call!

Vote Star Trek for the NASA Wake-up Call!

NASA has posted two really fun and important free contests on their site. We are getting close to the final launches of our shuttle program, so these contests really provide a lot of publicity to NASA and also offer the opportunity for fans to show their appreciation. The [Read More]

Microsoft’s “WorldWide Telescope” Brings Astronomy Home

Microsoft’s “WorldWide Telescope” Brings Astronomy Home

A few days ago, I wrote about Binocular Astronomy, and how to observe the night sky as a beginner. That tutorial is intended to get you started on some of the basics and provide you with essential tools. As a plus to that some of you may have heard by now that Microsoft and [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Virginia: Udvar-Hazy Center

Nerd Trips: Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Virginia: Udvar-Hazy Center

Many people don’t seem to realize this but the Smithsonian is not one museum or even two. It is a name lent to over 19 museums and 9 research centers, many of which have been shown and/or referenced in films such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009),Night at [Read More]

Final NASA Launch Postponed to 2011

Final NASA Launch Postponed to 2011

By now you know the NASA Space Shuttle Program is being brought to a close. The final launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor was planned for November of this year. The shuttle will bring spare parts and equipment to the International Space Shuttle. The good news here is that [Read More]

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Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Just when you thought you had every Star Wars collectible worth getting, a company called “Epic Ink” is [Read More]

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

With the advent of email and digital social media like Facebook and Twitter, it is becoming more and more rare to get [Read More]

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Seems like a lot of older collectibles are being recreated and redistributed as vintage these days. Mattel recently [Read More]

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

We are auctioning off a 12 inch version of this rare plush figure on eBay ending Sunday Dec 18! Click the link to go to [Read More]

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

If you are like me you probably do your best thinking on the couch (or on the ceramic “bridge”) right after [Read More]