I have a love/hate relationship with space. All I want to do is learn more about this terrifyingly vast and potentially infinite, mysterious unknown that we are born into and hurtling through at incomprehensible speeds. I have honestly had mild panic attacks sitting down outside on a clear evening gazing at the stars… have you ever leaned over the railing from a skyscraper or cliff edge and had that sweaty palm moment? I get that sometimes whilst gazing at the skies.
I don’t think that is a common effect of something so romantic and breathtaking, and that being said, it doesn’t stop my fascination. If anything it helps to build it.
A Feeling of Chaos has typed up a nice piece on her visit to the NASA Space Center in Houston, a place I would love to see in my lifetime. To see a shuttle would be amazing. To see it piggy-backed by a 747? No words.
This immense power and capability only makes me wonder what the future has in store. I admittedly have been following Elon Musk’s SpaceX updates more than NASA, as he has been putting in some damn fascinating plans for Mars exploration and population. Will this be a competitor for NASA? If anything helps technology move forward, it is competition.
That being said, I am very jealous of this visit! You can read all about it below.
I am totally and utterly in love with outer space; and I have been since I was in the 6th grade. Anything and everything about space makes me act like a little kid in a candy shop. So I figured I would do whatever it took to visit Johnson Space Center…or at least the visitor […]