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  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and The Hill's Krystal Ball discuss the Moon

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Talks Moon Exploration.

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Artfully Shifts Message While Still Keeping Moon in the Agency’s Sights In an interview with The Hill‘s Krystal Ball, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine talked Friday about what makes the Artemis mission so important. Despite the recent contradictory Trump Twitter-tantrum...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that the estimate doesn’t include what has already been spent on the project.(AUBREY GEMIGNANI/NASA VIA AP)

    Space Exploration, Politics: The Struggle Is Real

    Imagine You’re Jim Bridenstine… …You’ve had a mixed bag the last couple of years. You got this “great new job” running NASA – even though you didn’t even really believe in science at the time – because your party’s nominee,...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft at the water-rich asteroid Bennu. The craft aims to return a sample of the space rock to Earth for further study. Credit: NASA, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory University of Arizona and Lockheed Martin 2

    Space Law: Low Earth Orbit is the New Wild West

    Our Current Laws Regarding Space Are Terribly Out of Date I wrote earlier today about Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and their plans for space exploration. We’ve discussed anti-satellite missiles on this site as well. I’ve even lampooned President Trump Beeblebrox...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Ad Astra Poster Image

    Ad Astra Looks Amazing! Here’s Why.

    I’m Geeking Out over Ad Astra So Hard Right Now! Brad Pitt is dreamy talented stunning the goddamn Gregory Peck of my generation. I have no problem saying I’ve been a fan since back in the 90s, even when it wasn’t cool for...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Still photo of SpaceX's Starhopper prototype on fire. 2

    SpaceX Starship Rocket Prototype Goes Up in Flames

    SpaceX Starship, The Company’s Next Big Thing, Suffers a Massive Failure Elon Musk has big plans for Starship, the SpaceX craft that is set to be the first “Mars-voyage-ready” vehicle. Unfortunately, Tuesday night one of the Starship’s prototype rockets, the...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • The Saturn V rocket of the Apollo 11 spacecraft moments after liftoff on July 16th, 1969

    Apollo 11 Launch: 50 Years Ago Today

    Apollo 11 Launch Day: The Day the Giant Leap Began Fifty years ago today launch controllers at Kennedy Space Center in Florida scrambled around preparing for what they knew was going to be a historic moment. Aides and controllers checked...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Photo of the Firefly cast. 3

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Star Quest Cover

    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