Carnival of space 231

This weeks carnival of space ranges from commercial space exploration to the Milky Way.

TheSpacewriter muses on the end of 2011 and the upcoming 2012.

Nextbigfuture comments on Future History that is space related from now to 2050. Original article by Marc Millis at Centauri Dreams. Nextbigfuture suggests other technology that could impact Future Space History.

Falcon 9 liftoff

Falcon 9 liftoff

Nextbigfuture - Elon Musk says that he and Spacex will put millions of people on Mars. Musk doesn’t just want to stop at one human. In his Heinlein prize acceptance speech, he said he wants to put 10,000 people on Mars. Musk rarely makes public statements merely for effect but a call for 10,000 would-be Martians is extraordinary, even by his standards.or

Nextbigfuture covers an Arxiv paper that seems to support the Mach Effect interpretation of mass and inertia which is the basis of the James Woodward proposal for Mach Effect propulsion.

The search for alien signals on Kepler’s exoplanets  by Discovery has turned up its first results — sadly, the signals are not alien.



A brief look at how NASA dealt with some of its astronauts who took their saltier tongues to the Moon by Vintagespace.

A new study on Aartscope shows that there are more planets than stars in the Milky Way.

Milky Way

Milky Way

Analysis of the first Kepler SETI observations by the Meriadini Journal. This is the blog summary post of my Universe Today article.

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