Ars Technica has an excellent long-form piece on a little known section of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board report; if the broken tile on the Columbia had been known about, could there have been a rescue mission mounted? Very interesting stuff.
Oct 26th: This is an excellent play-by-play of the moon landing in the way that only the web can do. Great stuff.
i'd love to see (some of) this: a scale-model of a solar system, the size of Sweden
lovely npr infographic of the nasa space shuttles
using angled cups to drink coffee in space. go science!
the physics of spaces battles is an excellent read
i'm not sure if the sense of scale measurements are correct, but it looks great
when i grow up, i'm going to live on the moon. nasa is working on it for me and is talking about it at brickhouse. go see it
a group of people built a camera rig and sent it 30km upwards, taking photos. the videos are awesome