Tag Archives: Dragons

Sir John Hurt No More

Sir John Hurt No More

No, this is not a repeat of 2016. This one just hurts more, because Sir John Hurt didn’t need a ‘revival.’ He was still inspiring me; from childhood to present. Read More

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‘D&D’ Players Beware — A New Dragon Has Been Spotted…

‘D&D’ Players Beware — A New Dragon Has Been Spotted…

‘Dragon+’ is a free ‘D&D’ resource that is available for iOS and Android devices (best viewed on a tablet, and my screenshots are from iPad–not sure if features and functions are identical with Android tablets). It contains articles and interviews with a mix of individuals and companies that are providing content and services to ‘D&D’ fans, along with videos, hyperlinks to external content, and plenty of eye candy. Read More

How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon 2

There’s a teaser trailer out for How To Train Your Dragon 2. I loved the first movie, and this one offers just enough teaser to interest me in the second. Too bad we have to wait most of a year before we can see it.
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NASA Grant Brings Us $1.1 Billion Closer to Commercial Manned Spaceflight

Friday August 3rd marked a significant milestone for three companies vying for commercial rights to manned space flight. After a year-long review of the current status of commercial manned spaceflight technology readiness, NASA awarded three grants totaling $1.1 billion to Boeing, Space X and Sierra Nevada Corp., to be paid over the next 21 months. These three companies are vigorously working to provide safe and cost-effective vehicles that can transport NASA astronauts and supplies to and from the International Space Station within the next five years. The awards are part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) under the space agency’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP). Read More