An amateur rocket fired from the deserts of Nevada reached an altitude of more than 62 miles, hot the on heels of last week’s test flight by Scaled Composites of SpaceShipOne.
This rocket was an unmanned test rocket, only 21 feet tall. But the Civilian Space eXploration Team, which launched the rocket, called it a ‘significant achievement.’
USATODAY.com – Dems pump up attacks over gas prices
I link to this just because of that great picture. I feel that way all the time now.
Just a quick post before I head out for the office. Check this out: JP Brown’s Serious LEGO – CubeSolver.
It’s a LEGO Mindstorms robot that can solve a Rubik’s Cube. This guy has some serious time to kill if he’s making robots out of Legos. And he makes lots of robots out of Legos. This Rubik’s CubeSolver is just the pick of the litter.
Tropical Storm Omais proved little more than a source of concern on Tuesday, as the storm passed southwest of Yap and brought only rainy weather. Meteorologists say the storm was weakened by the presence of Typhoon Nida just off the Philippines.
Donations are still being accepted for Yap
- Monetary donations can be made at the Federated States of Micronesia Consulate General’s office. Call (671) 646-9154/5/6.
- The Ayuda Foundation is accepting donations. Call (671) 473-3005.
- Guam Community College has asked people attending its graduation on Friday to bring relief supplies to be sent to Yap.