NASA Orbital Debris Quarterly News

The Orbital Debris Quarterly News is a publication of the NASA Orbital Debris Program Office. Each newsletter contains information on some of the latest events in orbital debris research. Archive copies of the ODQN are also available. You'll note that the publication was stopped between July 2002 and January 2004.

Space Law links

When you think of "Space," people seldom think about administrative issues such as insurance or law. But there is a fascinating area of law based upon space issues. Some links are below.

National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center (NRSSLC)

Under the directorship of Prof. Joanne Gabrynowicz, the NRSSLC publishes the Journal of Space Law. It's based  the University of Mississippi School of Law.

The Outer Space Treaty of 1967  - "The Magna Carta of Space."

Outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means.

Other links

Chris's Invincible Super-Blog

Chris works in a comic book store. He posts reviews of recent comics and highlights of the monthly Previews magazine. More importantly, Chris brings us highlights from comics of the past that have been overlooked.

Ain't It Cool News

This is a famous fanboy site that is a source of information and rumors about movies, TV series, comics, et al. Reviewers vary. Some are affiliated with the site; other reviews come from folks "in the field" who have a scoop to share.

A fascinating resource for urban legends. Examples:

Claim: The nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosie" is a coded reference to the Black Plague. --- FALSE.

This site has sometimes generated heated arguments with my friends - especially the claim above.