You’ve probably heard that North Korea’s attempt at a rocket program failed today. Rocket science is hard.
In other aeronautics news, there are other worlds we’re seeing up close.
There’s nothing phony about any of those images; that’s what space is like. Sander van den Berg of the Netherlands downloaded all of the images from NASA’s websites for the Cassini and Voyager missions, stitched them together and added the music.
It’s a comforting video that, for some reason, came in somewhat handy after I read this story.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.