Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment

On March 17, 2002, a pair of satellites nicknamed “Tom” and “Jerry” launched aboard a Russian Rockot vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. It was the start of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, aka GRACE, a partnership mission between NASA and the German space agency (DLR) to map Earth’s gravity field and how it […]

via After 15 Years NASA and DLR Prepare to Say Goodbye to GRACE — Lights in the Dark

First Passage to the West aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

As you may have noticed I’ve been absent from the blogosphere recently. Once again, blogging and reading friend’s blogs must take a back seat. Our days here in Alberta, Canada have been a marathon of fun, and tapping keys on the computer just hasn’t been happening 🙂 I’ve taken many pictures of the stunning Canadian Rockies for all to view […]

via Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Vancouver to Banff, Canada — The Lowe’s RV adventures

One the road solo

Congratulations! You’ve thought about traveling solo for a while now and you’ve decided to take the leap. That’s awesome! You won’t regret it. You’re probably thinking, now what? Where do I go? How do I go? No worries, I’ve got you covered. I have some suggestions to help you get started. First.. how “solo” do you […]

via Tips for Traveling Solo: A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Started — The Insatiable Traveler