Weekly Photo Challenge: One shot, two ways

The other night I went out to the Bonneville Salt Flats in western Utah to capture some star photos. I planned to arrive just before sunset to capture that event, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: One shot, two ways

Photobombed by the International Space Station

I was pretty excited to wake up at 2:45 am last Saturday morning and drive from our camping spot about two miles up the dirt road to Upper Barker Reservoir … Continue reading Photobombed by the International Space Station

Fun Photography: On the Way to the Harvest Moon

Manned exploration to the moon ceased before I was born in 1980. Now in my 30s, I am fascinated with the history, grandeur and intrigue of the space program (yes, … Continue reading Fun Photography: On the Way to the Harvest Moon

How to Shoot the Moon – in Honor of Neil Armstrong

If you can’t tell from the name of my blog, I am enthralled by all things space. I am amazed at the precision with which¬†humans can launch a rocket from … Continue reading How to Shoot the Moon – in Honor of Neil Armstrong

3…2…1…Blast-off!

I became a counselor for the Space Exploration merit badge about two weeks ago. Last week, we talked about Newton’s Laws and made these Estes Model Rockets. Tonight, we launched … Continue reading 3…2…1…Blast-off!

Remembering Grissom, White, & Chaffee of Apollo 1

Last November, my son and I had the opportunity to travel to the Kennedy Space Center as part of the Astronaut Autograph & Memorabilia Show, organized by the Astronaut Scholarship … Continue reading Remembering Grissom, White, & Chaffee of Apollo 1