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    Five Must-See Space TV Shows

    Space TV Shows are Hit or Miss, but These Five are Definitely Hits If you’re a fan of space, Hollywood and TV studios have given you plenty of content to devour. Unfortunately, not all of it is palatable. I certainly...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Emmanuel Marcon and other French officials announcing the creation of a French Space Force.

    Viva La French Space Force?

    Marcon Plans New Military Command and Renaming of France’s Air Force France isn’t the first or only country to make wine – they just make wine better than most. They’re not the first or only country to make pastries and...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    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
  • Mike Pence announcing the updated timeline for the lunar outpost.

    NASA Leadership for Human Exploration Suddenly Changed

    The Trump Administration’s Moon Deadline Seems to be Why I wrote a few weeks ago about Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement that he was cutting the timeline for NASA’s lunar outpost.  In response to the VP’s declaration NASA Leadership at...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Our Solar System as observed by Voyager

    NASA Voyager 2 Powers Down for Interstellar Space.

    NASA Powers Down Voyager Systems to Save Recourses for Terminal Stage. This week, Voyager 2 reached a point in its decades-long mission where some tough decisions need to be made. Recently, officials decided to power down the NASA Voyager 2’s...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Comic Space Force patch showing two hands holding a phallic shaped rocket 3

    Do We Really Need A Space Force?

    Hint: No. We Don’t, and Here’s Why. I could go on here about hippie-dippie reasons like the fact that we should be de-escalating global weaponization. So, too, could I go on about how weaponizing space sets a dangerous precedent. Still...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Gold and Silver versions of the Apollo 11 commemorative coin.

    Moon Landing Commemorated with Orbiting Coins

    US Mint Makes Commemorative Apollo 11 Coins Fifty years ago this month, Neil Armstrong placed his foot on the surface of the moon as the world watched. He radioed back to Houston the iconic phrase, “That’s one small step for...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Plans First Commercial Launch for 2021

    SpaceX Reveals Timeline for First Commercial Launch Mission On Wednesday SpaceX announced plans for their first commercial launch.  The company set its sights on launching in 2021, according to Johnathan Hofeller, vice president of commercial sales for the space company....

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Design concept photo for MARSHA, NASA's award-winning new habitat for the red planet.

    NASA Gives 500k for Martian Habitat

    What Will Your Home on Mars Look Like?  Now You Can See for Yourself! NASA Gives Half a Million to New Habitat Designers A few years back, NASA threw down the gauntlet to the public sector and said, “Build us...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Brandon’s B-Movie Breakdown: Star Quest (1995)

    If you’re a fan of B-movies, especially those having to do with outer space, you know that B-movies didn’t stop in the 1950s and ’60s.  Thus far here on Space Porn, I’ve kept to the real oldies.  However, 1995’s B-movie,...

    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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    SpaceX Hits New Milestone With Falcon Test

    The Continuing Commercial Space Flight Saga You have to hand to the folks at SpaceX; they don’t let failure get them down.  Last time I reported on the commercial space flight pioneers they were reeling from a disaster involving their...

    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
  • The Boeing Starliner in orbit.

    SpaceX’s Saturday Failure Could Mean Big Delays

    Something Very Bad Happened On Saturday… …but neither SpaceX nor NASA are willing to come out and say exactly what happened.  They refer to the testing failure of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule on Saturday as an “anomaly.”  Unfortunately, the anomaly could...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Xrays radiating from a black hole!

    So Much About Black Holes!

    So Our Timing’s Not Great… I realize that it just so happened that a major discovery was made concerning astrophysics on the day I happened to drop last week’s Barbarella review, so many of you may not have seen that...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Brandon’s B-Movie Breakdown: Barbarella!

    Well, we might as well get this one out of the way early in the series… This week I break down the 1968 Roger Vadim B-Movie classic, Barbarella, starring Jane Fonda.  It’s in full color, and full 1968 patriarchal glory,...

    Brandon Humphreys