21,000 years ago, the ice over Montreal was 3 kilometers thick, and dwarfed the Sears and CN Towers. The land is still rising back up like a sponge from the great weight of the ice. Conditions changing over time. (xkcd)
A spaceship named George - launching tonight to the Space Station with 7 tons of welcome supplies.
An interesting way to see who you’re sharing time with. The link slowly spins: xkcd.com/1335/
Today there are 6 astronauts living and working in space and 4 under the sea, training: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NEEMO/index.html
I found this hypnotic to watch.
How to live on Mars? A crew has been simulating up on Mauna Loa for 120 days, finishing tomorrow.
Pilots talk with their hands. Photo by Ryan Carter at Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed.
My Dad, Roger Hadfield, flying a B-17 in 1961 and 2014. Different millennium, same smile.
An unexpected taste of Canada here in the United Arab Emirates. Black coffee and a maple donut at 44 deg C.
Take a seat, he said.