Tulsa Flipped the Script from Horror to Comedy

Something significant was going to happen to Tulsa. Who could have predicted a genre shift?

Carroll Spinney, The Man Behind Big Bird, Dies At 85

A sad day for those of us who grew up watching Big Bird, Kermit, and the rest of the Muppets.

Trump Undercuts His Own NASA Policy On Twitter

Over the weekend, the President took to Twitter and appeared to undercut the NASA policy that he himself endorsed just weeks ago.

Pell Money in Space?

There are better ways to use surplus Pell funds.

A Crucial Test Flight For NASA And SpaceX

Early tomorrow morning, NASA and SpaceX will be testing a crucial part of America’s return to manned space flight.

China Lands Probe On The Far Side Of The Moon

China has landed a probe on the far side of the Moon, the latest step forward in an aggressive Chinese push into space.

New Horizons Sends Back Images Of Ultima Thule

Three and a half years after its flyby of Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft has reached the furthest distant object ever visited by a man-made craft.

The Winds Of Mars

(Almost) live from Mars!

Alan Bean, Fourth Person To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 86

Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the Moon, has died at the age of 86

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy, Another Advance In The Space Race

Yesterday’s Falcon Heavy Launch was a near-complete success and another amazing advance in the race to the stars.

Trump Announces NASA Policy Goal Of Returning To The Moon

President Trump announced a goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon, but that’s easier said than done.

Cassini Probe Plunges Into Saturn, Ending A Twenty Year Mission Of Discovery

Ending a mission that began when it was launched nearly twenty years ago, the Cassini probe was sent into Saturn’s atmosphere to perform one final task.

SpaceX Now One Of The World’s Most Valuable Privately-Held Companies

In a short period of time, SpaceX has become a huge success, as has the commercial space launch industry.

SpaceX Wants To Send Civilians To Orbit The Moon, By The End Of 2018

An ambitious plan to return men to the Moon in less than two years.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Cargo To ISS, Returns First Stage To Drone Ship At Sea

Another historic launch and return by SpaceX.

SpaceX Pulls Off Historic Launch And Return Of Rocket After Delivering Satellites Into Orbit

Last night, SpaceX successfully launched a rocket to the edge of space, deployed cargo, and returned to Earth. A huge and potentially revolutionary accomplishment.

Elon Musk Beneficiary of $4.9 Billion in Government Subsidies

Billionaire wunderkind Elon Musk has had a lot of help from taxpayers.

Orion, NASA’s Next Generation Manned Space Vehicle, Has Successful First Test Flight

A wholly successfully first test for NASA’s next generation manned space vehicle.

House Science Committee Has Investigated Aliens More Than It Has Investigated Climate Change

Not much science from the Congressional Committees devoted to science.

China on the Moon

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Nanoo Nanoo Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Lawyers In Space!

Once Again, The United States Has Not Abandoned Space Exploration

The arrival of Discovery in Washington D.C. has led to another lament about “national greatness.”

No, Newt Gingrich Isn’t Going To Drop Out

It looks like we’ll have Newt Gingrich to kick around for awhile.

Gingrich Takes Fire At Iowa Debate, Romney Misfires

This time, it was Newt Gingrich who walked away unscathed from a Republican Presidential debate.

NASA Dawn Returns Images Of Vesta Or, The Space Program Is Not Dead

Reports of the death of the space program are greatly exaggerated.

The Final Flight Of Atlantis And The Future Of Space Travel

A space shuttle lifted off for the last time on Friday, and some people seem to think its the beginning of the end of America.

Caption Contest Winners

The SHREK!!!! Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

NASA’s New Mission: Muslim Self-Esteem ?

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in an interview that he considered raising Muslim self-esteem about their contributions to science one of the goals of his agency.

TO BOLDLY GO. . .

COWBOYS ARE FROM MARS