A guppy that flies?

The race to reach the moon in the 1960’s created several logistical concerns for NASA. One of the most significant was the question of transport. After all, it was quite a task to get Apollo rocket stages from manufacturing facilities in California to launch sites in Florida. A slow boat through the Panama Canal was not the most efficient method of travel, so Aero Spacelines of California created two of the most unusual of all aircraft… the 377PG “Pregnant Guppy” and 377SGT-F “Super Guppy”. The unique design allowed for safe, spacious transport of large equipment.  The Super Guppy has a…

Sunday Science Tidbit; ITCZ: Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone

If you look at the Earth from space, you’ll notice a narrow band of clouds around the earth. In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re goin…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Glories, Brocken Spectre, and Heiligenschein

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re going to take a look at 3 optical events known as glories, brocken spectre, and heiligenschein. T…