• Musk and Raymond

    New Space Command General Meets with Private Investors

    Score Another One for the Military-Industrial Complex. The Space Command General Will Get Big Budgets and BIllionaires Will Get Bigger Pockets. This is an opinion piece, straight off, and I hope you’ll not dismiss it out of hand just because...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Storm Area 51 Cancelled 1

    Storm Area 51 Called Off—For Good Reason

    Organizers Behind “Alienfest” Decide Against Hosting “Humanitarian Disaster.” I mean… we knew Storm Area 51 was a joke from the start, right? Well, some of us did, anyway. Unfortunately, when you tell jokes to the internets, a certain, yet significant...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • NASA's Langley Research Center

    New Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center Announced

    Bridenstine Announced the New Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center Monday There’s a new Director in town at NASA’s Langley Research Center, according to a press release by NASA on Monday, September 9th. The position’s current occupant, Davide Bowles, retires...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Oumuamua in all its interstellar alien glory

    Oumuamua and the Aliens: Why All Exploration Matters.

    Much Ado About Oumuamua and the Aliens: In mid-October of 2019, humans discovered an interstellar object in our solar system for the first time. Researchers atop Haleakala, the tallest point on Maui, made the find using the University of Hawaii’s...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Still shot from the movie "Moon" starring Sam Rockwell

    Would You Want to Live and Work on the Moon?

    Going to the Moon Again Is All the Rage This Summer… …despite President Beeblebrox’s best efforts to keep the message on Mars. To tell the truth, though, either one seems really sexy — but there aren’t many out there who...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • President Trump at the Apollo 11 commemoration.

    Trump Knows Nothing About Space or Science.

    The President Can’t Seem to Understand What the NASA Administrator Tells Him. Last Friday the President met with Apollo 11 astronauts and NASA officials to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. During that photo op, Trump repeatedly grilled...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Image of an Astronaut on an EVA 2

    Five Space Podcasts You Should Definitely Check Out.

    Give Your Ears Some Love with Space Podcasts! If you’re new to the idea of podcasts, then you’re missing out on some really great free content. Especially Space Podcasts. They’re incredibly easy to access, subscribe to, and play from just...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Serene scene of the Moon in a valley with the reflection of Mars shimmering in a pond below.

    The New Space Race – Starting Line: The Moon?

    The Next Stage of the Space Race The first Space Race culminated with a shot to the moon.  The New Space Race will start there.  The direction of the American space program, from a public perspective, has kind of zigged...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Star Wars logo with the words "Why We Love" printed above.

    Why We Love Star Wars

    A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away… We love Star Wars.  When I say “we,” I mean “we” in the larger collective sense.  I can’t (and shouldn’t) speak for everyone here at Space.porn, of course.  However, Star...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Is The Moon The Next Frontier?

    There used to be a commercial on TV back in the days when you had to watch commercials on TV (or go to the kitchen to get some Fritos).  The commercial was for the dairy industry, and it makes a...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Spacewalks and The Women Who Love Them

    The First of Three Planned Spacewalks Went Swimmingly Last week, two NASA astronauts, spent nearly seven hours in the vacuum of space. The spacewalk was the first of three planned walks to replace and update batteries on the ISS.  This...

    Brandon Humphreys