February 9, 2016

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2016 #StateOfNASA #NASASocial – Register Now!

Meet inspiring people working at the forefront of our nation's space program; tour state-of-the-art facilities...Posted by Shannon Moore on Thursday, January 28, 2016 … [ More ]

Space & Science Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults

My 8-year-old daughter recently exhausted her supply of coloring books, launching me into an exploration of Pinterest's printable coloring pages. We found countless abstract and nature … [ More ]

NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg in ISS Cupola

Fully-functional 3d printed “Made in Space” wrench from NASA

The first (non-sample) object I printed on my newly acquired 3d printer after Christmas 2014 was NASA's "Made in Space" 3d printable wrench. While this was not the first object 3d printed in … [ More ]

3d printed on a XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3d Printer by Shannon Moore

The 12 Days of Space, 2014 edition, by Shannon Moore

On the First day of Christmas my true love, space, sent to me Live launch coverage on NASA TV! On the Second day of Christmas my true love, space, sent to me Two EVA gloves and live … [ More ]

Rosetta Mission & Philae’s #CometLanding – A Primer

Hopefully by now, even if you do not generally follow "space news," you are aware that humanity achieved something truly incredible on Wednesday, November 12, at 17:03 CET (Central European … [ More ]

Hang On, Grasshopper! Image Source: My brother, Thomas W. Blackburn IV (@ItinerantMonk)

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Space & Science Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults

My 8-year-old daughter recently exhausted her supply of coloring books, launching me into an exploration of Pinterest's printable coloring pages. We found countless abstract and nature coloring pages, as well as simpler designs for younger kids. I even found some space and science-themed coloring pages NASA, Dover Publications, and others have created. Being a huge space geek, however, I wanted … Read more >>

Fully-functional 3d printed “Made in Space” wrench from NASA

The first (non-sample) object I printed on my newly acquired 3d printer after Christmas 2014 was NASA's "Made in Space" 3d printable wrench. While this was not the first object 3d printed in space, it was the first designed expressly to meet the needs of an astronaut. After several attempts of varying success to print a fully functional copy of the wrench, this was my final result–success! … Read more >>

The 12 Days of Space, 2014 edition, by Shannon Moore

On the First day of Christmas my true love, space, sent to me Live launch coverage on NASA TV! On the Second day of Christmas my true love, space, sent to me Two EVA gloves and live launch coverage on NASA TV! On the Third day of Christmas my true love, space, sent to me Three-stage rockets (Saturn V!) Two EVA gloves and live launch coverage on NASA TV! On the Fourth day of … Read more >>