Sci-fi Imagineering (January2022)

The latest in my somewhat haphazard Imagineering posts features the artwork of Rick Guidice. He was born and raised as a cool California dude, living close to the burgeoning Silicon Valley, and started out doing architectural illustration at the age of sixteen, before studying fine art at university. This was at a time when computer […]

What’s up? (In space!) Winter 2021

Welcome to the winter installment of What’s up? (In space!), a seasonal look at upcoming events in the world of space developments, projects, and people. Now that we’ve recovered from the excitement of seeing James T. Kirk launching into space, what’s in store for space fans this season? Let’s take a look! 100 things in […]

What’s up? (In space!) Fall 2021

Welcome to the fall installment of What’s up? (In space!), a seasonal look at upcoming events in the world of space developments, projects, and people. It’s been a little like summer silly season with posturing billionaires jostling for the headlines as they traveled–sort of–into space. What can we expect for fall? Are we in for […]

What’s up? (In space!) Summer 2021

Welcome to the summer installment of What’s up? (In space!), a seasonal look at upcoming events in the world of space developments, projects, and people. Space stories have been mainstream news recently with Ingenuity’s first flights, and the first photos from China’s Zhurong rover, not to mention the exciting announcement of a CSA/NASA partnership to […]

What’s up? (In space!) Spring 2021

Welcome to the spring installment of What’s Up? (In space!), a seasonal look at what’s ahead in the world of space developments, projects, and people. It’s been an exciting start to the year with so much Mars-related activity including, of course, the incredibly impressive Perseverance landing. So what else is in store for the next […]

What’s up? (In space!) Winter 2020

Welcome to the third installment of What’s Up? (In space!), a seasonal look at what’s ahead in the world of space developments, projects, and people. Deck the hullsAs we approach a holiday season that will be quite unlike any other we’ve experienced, let’s spare a thought for the team on the ISS as they celebrate […]