Hi there bloggies! The orbit of the infinite is here again for your... something not really sure what. But here we go anyway! The week just gone was busy in all kinds of ways but mainly in trying to advance my blogging world. This week brought a few little gems from the dark depths of … Continue reading Weekly Orbit – Blog Date 30-2019
Science fiction allows the writer to create situations that we wouldn't normally expect in the normal run of things. This in turn allows us to stretch our thinking beyond the normal and into these situations and to think about. The battle between good and evil and the struggles faced by the characters stands out in … Continue reading Sci-Fi Moments – Wisdom and Philosophy
Right now the human race has this big obsession with aliens. If they're out there where are they? Why don't they make contact? Are they ignoring us? Among this is the thinking that our radio signals from the past 100 years or so are showing a potential alien race where we are and so we … Continue reading Why can’t we hear the aliens?
Start Trek Picard is on it’s way and it’s looking good!
Star Trek Picard First Official Trailer Released At SDCC 2019!
The first official trailer for Star Trek: Picard has been released at SDCC 2019, and it hits warp speed on every level! I’ve been looking foward to this series ever since it was announced, and the trailer looks awesome! Can’t wait to see Patrick Stewart return as Picard! It has also been confirmed that Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Jonathan del Arco, Brent Spiner and Jeri Ryan will be reprising their roles as Will Riker, Troy, Hugh the Borg, Data, and Seven of Nine.
The trailer is packed with fan pleasing moments, seeing Data and Seven on Nine again was awesome, and I’m sure Star Trek Picard will be well worth the wait.
Engage! Check out the trailer for Star Trek Picard!
Hi there bloggies! The orbit of the infinite comes around again, a day later than I would like but there it is.As I sit here now I'm melting in what is only morning heat and the temperature is going to really climb today so I'm not sure how I'll cope but you know I will. … Continue reading Weekly Orbit – Blog Date 29-2019
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins awoke to start their fifth day in space at the end of their ninth revolution around the Moon. In Mission Control at the Manned Spacecraft Center, now the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Eugene F. Kranz’s White Team of controllers arrived on … Continue reading 50 Years Ago: One Small Step, One Giant Leap | NASA
Dancing all around me like tiny ghosts of the night,Standing and watching, listening, there's nothing but silence,Evan as you shoot past my ear I can't tell that you even exist, playfully carrying on your twilight dance as if I don't.So close as if daring me to hear your call, your shadow, fleeting in the glow … Continue reading The Nightfall Dance
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of the magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light-years away. The conundrum is that the disk shouldn't be there, based on current … Continue reading Hubble Uncovers Black Hole Disk that Shouldn’t Exist | NASA
Yesterday NASA completed a successful test of the abort system of the Orion spacecraft, this is just one headline in a whole list of announcements in space exploration. Whether it's Space X, NASA or Blue Origin someone, somewhere is heading back to the Moon with a view to getting to Mars. https://youtu.be/4rfsDMGplZU But why?Many say … Continue reading Space Travel – What good is it to the Human Race?
The Beginning of Infinite Hi there bloggies! I'm still here I promise...I have to say I was hoping that I would get a little more of a run up with the new look blog but things have conspired to keep me to busy to update the blog. For those of you that that don't already … Continue reading Weekly Orbit – Blog Date 28-2019
I've often portrayed this universe as so immense, humanity so small.Insignificant.So what's the point?If we're so small and the universe so big why do we struggle to achieve and create?Just remember... Solar Eclipse - No credit claimed on Image - Credit NASA Even a world as insignificant as the Moon can block out the mighty … Continue reading Even the Insignificant has Significance
The Beginning of Infinite Hi there bloggies! I'm back!For those of you that weren't about last week I'll just update you with a few things. Firstly this is not Planet Simon anymore - the name of the blog has changed to Beyond the Infinite and as I explained it's been a long time coming. My … Continue reading Weekly Orbit – Blog Date 26-2019