Saturday Open Thread

The X-15

From The Trailer Park - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Trailer 2)

So much to unpack here, how couldn’t I post this? From this new trailer, we can infer a few things about the next chapter in the Star Wars story:

-Rey’s training with Luke Skywalker does not go smoothly, with Luke very apprehensive that she will go down the same dark path as his former […]

Just Another Day At The Office

Astronaut and Air Force test pilot Jack Fischer shares a time-lapse video of what the Aurora looks like from the International Space Station. Truly breathtaking.

People have asked me what a “burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce” is… Well folks, it looks like this…awesome sauce is green.

— Jack Fischer (@Astro2fish) […]

From The Trailer Park - A Wrinkle In Time

Based on the popular sci-fi novel about a young girl searching for her father, a scientist who disappeared after discovering a way to teleport through space. Stars Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zack Galifianakis. Directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma).

Monday Open Thread

The Sun, photographed from the same spot, at the same hour, on different days throughout the year

Kids These Days

Mark Hamill’s son cleverly trolls him on Twitter. Probably revenge for all those “I am your father!” jokes when he was a kid.

From The Trailer Park - Star Trek: Discovery

The adventures of the Starship Discovery, 10 years before Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. Stars Jason Isaacs, Michelle Yeoh, Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Rainn Wilson.

Monday Night Mashup - Sgt. Pepper's Star Wars

Some mad genius mashed up Star Wars and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Not just one song, the whole album! Here’s the first two songs:

You can find the other tracks here.

Saturday Open Thread 

Shuttle Endeavour 

Monday Open Thread

On this date in 1962 John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in space aboard Mercury 7.