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June 3, 2019

Interstellar Girl is available for pre-order in the Kindle Store!

Pre-order Interstellar Girl, Girl on the Moon book 3, today and it will be delivered to your device on Tuesday, June 25! Click here to pre-order Click here for the “series bundle” page in the Kindle Store. During Interstellar Girl’s pre-order period, Girl on Mars is on sale for 99 cents! Click here for the […]
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Published on June 03, 2019 00:59

May 31, 2019

Private companies chosen to help boost NASA moon effort

“NASA has begun to make good on its promise to use commercial companies to help with its lunar exploration efforts,” Ars Technica reports. On Friday, the space agency announced that it has contracted with three companies—Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic, and Intuitive Machines—to deliver scientific payloads to the Moon in the years 2020 and 2021. The announcement […]
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Published on May 31, 2019 17:51

May 28, 2019

A surprisingly detailed roadmap to the moon in Russia

Ars Technica obtained slides from a speech from the head of Russia’s state space corporation, Dmitry Rogozin, which outlined in detail a plan to get cosmonauts to the moon by 2030. Under the plan outlined by Rogozin, the country will initially develop a new “Super Heavy” booster with a capacity of 103 metric tons to […]
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Published on May 28, 2019 17:44

December 6, 2018

Time-lapse of the full rotation of the moon

Mesmerizing time-lapse stitched together from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter images. The moon does indeed rotate, taking a full lunar month to spin once. On Earth, we only see a fixed view of the same side all the time because the moon is tidally locked. This NASA video shows what a rotation of the moon looks like. […]
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Published on December 06, 2018 13:05

December 3, 2018

Giving away books in the Kindle Store

There’s a giveaway going on at Amazon Giveaways. Five people will get Kindle copies of Girl on the Moon. Just hit this link. No purchase necessary, just follow me on Amazon. Giveaway runs through December 10 or until all the prizes are gone. Still giving out free copies of Girl on Mars to people who […]
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Published on December 03, 2018 23:20

November 26, 2018

Get a Kindle copy of Girl on Mars free

For a limited time, I’m giving out Kindle Store downloads of Girl on Mars to anyone who signs up for my email list at scifijack.com. Please allow 24 hours for me to manually send you the download link. Link will be sent to the e-mail address you subscribed. Must be new to the list to […]
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Published on November 26, 2018 20:27

November 25, 2018

New website for the Girl on the Moon series

There’s a new website that aims to introduce readers to the Girl on the Moon series, now that it’s almost complete. Visit girlonthemoon.scifijack.com and let me know what you think! As with this website it’s made possible by a WordPress theme by the folks at Themify.
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Published on November 25, 2018 12:34

November 22, 2018

Epigraph

Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt. –Horace, Epistles (They change their sky, not themselves, who cross the sea) Epigraph to Part Two of Interstellar Girl
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Published on November 22, 2018 19:29

November 20, 2018

99 cent Thanksgiving sale

Happy Thanksgiving! Get Girl on the Moon for just 99 cents in the Kindle Store this week. Ends November 26.
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Published on November 20, 2018 21:28

November 16, 2018

The Real Neil

Family and other candid photos of Neil Armstrong, including some bittersweet ones with Karen, who died in 1962 at the age of two.
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Published on November 16, 2018 23:18

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