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Interview with Jackie Bailey Labovitz

Jackie Bailey Labovitz TAEM- When does science become art? The answer is when you cross botany with photography. I have found no truer answer than with the work of Jackie Bailey Labovitz. I chanced meeting her on a drive to Sperryville, Virginia where she is the curator of an art studio there known as Cottage Curator. TAEM- Jackie, the tour of your studio was simply breathtaking and a must for our readers. Please tell us how you chose this location and where we can find it. The Cottage, formerly the architecturally charming Rappahannock County schoolhouse located at the [...]

TAEM Discusses NASA’s Push to the Moon and Mars with GMU Professor Michael Summers

TAEM- Recently the current Administration, and NASA, announced that they have begun a push to put a man on the Moon and Mars in the very near future. This is very exciting news and it looks like we will be in the space race once again… We decided to reach out to George Mason University and get the intake on this event from them. There was none better to ask than Planetary Scientist Professor Michael Summers who we last interviewed in the December 2012 issue of our magazine. TAEM- Professor how did you feel when you had first heard this [...]

SpaceX To Launch First Stage Of Mars Mission by author Joseph J. O’Donnell

Elon Musk the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc. stated during the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas on Sunday that they will be launching the first stage of the Mars and Interplanetary space ship as early as next year. Last year he announced that they will make the first cargo shipments to Mars by 2022, followed by the delivery of the first human colonists to the Red Planet. He also plans to build amenities for the future colonists as well. His Mars and Interplanetary ship could be the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) or another named craft under the development now. [...]

SpaceX Is Leading the Way Into Space by author Joseph J. O’Donnell

SpaceX has just successfully launched the largest missile  ever to leave the surface of the earth. Known as ‘The Falcon Heavy’, it is far larger than the Saturn V rocket that sent Americans to the Moon. The company was founded by Elon Musk, Who also founded PayPal and Tesla Motors. As a great promotional gimmick he placed a cherry-red Tesla Roadster on board for the use as a test payload. The missile was designed to carry heavy payloads into space to such future destinations as the Moon and Mars. As a private entrepreneur Mr. Musk has not only a proven [...]

President Trump Signs Bill for Manned Space Exploration by author Joseph J. O’Donnell

President Trump recently signed a bill authorizing NASA to once again to pursue manned extraterrestrial exploration and put Americans on the moon again.  It is America’s destiny to be at the forefront of humanity’s eternal quest for knowledge and to be the leader amongst nations on our adventure into the great unknown. President Donald J. Trump […]

Rise of the Drones by author Joseph J. O’Donnell

Many years ago I had told my son that the future lay in the hands of robotics. This sage advice was similar that was given to the character, played by Dustin Hoffman in the motion picture ‘The Graduate’, when he was advised that the future held promises in ‘plastic’. Robotics have advanced in many sectors which includes industrial production, aerospace, military machines, deep space probes and more. The new direction has been in the creation of drones. Just like the origin of computer generated children’s toys lead to advances in games and home computers , the modern day drones were [...]