Mars, Here I Come

InSight Mission to Mars

Mars, Here I Come

Okay, maybe not for-reals, but my name is heading there next year aboard the InSight lander. While on mars InSight will:

InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) is a NASA Discovery Program mission that will place a single geophysical lander on Mars to study its deep interior.

I Am Space Geek

As you may or may not know, I am a bit of a space geek. Which is why living so close to the Kennedy Space Center, and being able to watch all of the launches over the years has been so cool.

The InSight mission won’t be launching from KSC, but its destination is the real prize. Learning more about this amazing planet called Mars, has exploded over the last decade or so, and this is just one more way we can set the stage for our eventual travels there.

If you too want to have your name engraved on a chip headed to Mars, visit the InSight Mission site and get your boarding pass today! The are only accepting submissions through 9/8/2015.

Rockets Into Space X

It is no secret that I would love to move away from Florida to some place that is cooler, more mountainous, and maybe even has a ski season.  The beach is nice and all, but I really only like the beach in the early morning and in the evening.  The ground is too flat, and the lakes stink from the annual lake growth dying off.  And then the worst part of Florida.  The heat.  It is oppressive, and seems to last for ages.  Someday I will leave this humid home of the swamp and reptiles and go north. All that said, there are some seriously fantastic things about Florida that will keep me coming back for vacations once I do manage to escape it’s gravity.

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