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Playing Bachelor with Planetary Science

Playing Bachelor with Planetary Science
I thought of today's article on the news that NASA is down to four finalists for its next Discovery-class planetary science mission: two Venus orbiters, a probe to Jupiter's volcanic moon Io, and a probe to Neptune's icy moon Triton (which is the one I'm rooting for!). But what exactly does this mean?

I've always been a humongous space fan, but until I actually started following space closely when I got to college, my reacti…
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Finding NEEMO and the Aquanauts

The Astronaut Pin and the Lone Star on the Moon

The Astronaut Pin and the Lone Star on the Moon

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Vector Launch and the Basics of Bankruptcy

My Kindergarten Ode to the Cosmos

My Kindergarten Ode to the Cosmos