• Thousands of hi-res lunar mission pictures posted

    By Ted Bonnitt on June 15th, 2018

    More than 8400 high resolution photographs taken by human extraterrestrials during their Apollo moon missions are available online.

    The images were posted by the Project Apollo Archive which chronicles NASA’s manned lunar landing program in the late 1960s through early 1970s.  

    Many of the images are personal candids and of scrapbook quality, ranging from pictures of food on board the spaceship to shadows cast by the moonwalkers during their lunar strolls.

    The photos were taken by modified Hasselblad cameras which at the time shot high quality images on larger format film negative.

    The collection was uploaded to Flickr by ...

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  • Out of this world sound bite gallery for ringtones and alarms

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 11th, 2012

    NASA is offering free ringtones made of iconic space travel sound bites for download to cellphones and mobile devices and computers.

    You can choose the, "Houston, we have a problem" transmission from the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission as a custom ringtone when your mother-in-law calls.  

    Or have a actual launch countdown and the magnetic sounds of Saturn as alerts on your personal device.

    “NASA has been making historic sounds for over 50 years,” said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at the agency’s Ames Research Center. “Now we’re making some of these memorable sounds easy to find and ...

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  • Rules of Engagement

    By Ted Bonnitt on June 10th, 2018

    When studying UFOs, it can be useful for an investigator to follow some common sense rules, which also apply to everyday life. It helps keep a firm footing when venturing into grey areas of reality. Here is a list of "Rules of Engagement." 

    1.  Seeing UFOs or believing in them is a personal experience meant for the participant. 

    2.  No one speaks for the phenomenon.

    3.  You may not assume you have the right to do the phenomenon’s public relations work.

    4.  What you say about UFO’s has to be what you believe, whether you are correct or ...

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