Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

Because Beating the Russians Wasn’t Enough: Crafting A Martian Narrative

Joi Weaver proposes that space exploration, that boon of sci-fi fans and writers, lacks a compelling narrative outside the scientific community. It’s ironic that a subject that has served so many artists so well may itself suffer from poor storytelling, but the ongoing shut down of poorly-funded...
August 1st, 2011 | Art & Literature, Blogging, Creation Care, Culture, Media, Other, Science, Technology | Read More

A Dream of Mars

By Joi Weaver In 2008, thousands of people fell in love with a robot, far from its home, out in the cold of space. No, I’m not talking about Wall-E: I mean the Mars Explorer, nicknamed “Phoenix.” Aside from its obvious purposes of space exploration and study, the Mars Explorer was also...
February 4th, 2009 | Science | Read More