Another Roving Report

Keith Cowing floats in the Zero G airplane.  Click for story.Hello spacers!

I’ve been off on another week of space-related adventures that took me across the entire North American continent. On the East coast, I took a trip with teachers on the Northrop Grumman Weightless Flights of Discovery. The inspiring experience is documented here by our friend Keith Cowing for SpaceRef.

Next, I was off to “Experience the Future” at Wired NextFest in LA. One of the big exhibits showcased the new Google Lunar X PRIZE, a Google Lunar X PRIZErobotic race to the Moon to win a remarkable $30 million prize purse. I even got a picture taken that will fly to the moon!! Also on display were exhibits from NASA centers, including a cool interactive touch-screen wall from Marshall Space Flight Center.

We’ll cover all this and more in our next episode. Stay tuned!

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Another Roving Report

Keith Cowing floats in the Zero G airplane.  Click for story.Hello spacers!

I’ve been off on another week of space-related adventures that took me across the entire North American continent. On the East coast, I took a trip with teachers on the Northrop Grumman Weightless Flights of Discovery. The inspiring experience is documented here by our friend Keith Cowing for SpaceRef.

Next, I was off to “Experience the Future” at Wired NextFest in LA. One of the big exhibits showcased the new Google Lunar X PRIZE, a Google Lunar X PRIZErobotic race to the Moon to win a remarkable $30 million prize purse. I even got a picture taken that will fly to the moon!! Also on display were exhibits from NASA centers, including a cool interactive touch-screen wall from Marshall Space Flight Center.

We’ll cover all this and more in our next episode. Stay tuned!

Weightless Tribute

With Charles Simonyi on board the International Space Station beginning his 10-day stay, we wanted to take a moment to show you what it’s like to be weightless. Here’s Astronaut Rick Searfoss along with Captain Jon on board G-Force One to give you a look. Special thanks to ZERO-G – Tim Bailey, Rick and Captain Jon.