Tag: Spirit

Northern Lights, Space News

August 3, 2010 2 Comments
Northern Lights, Space News

One thing I wanted to comment on today that I didn’t have time for yesterday (because I was too busy talking about rattlesnakes), is the July recap. Check Kristen’s blog entry for the numbers. One interesting thing to note is that the highest temperature of the month was only 86. The only 90 degree day […]

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Space News

September 18, 2009 0 Comments
Space News

It has been a couple weeks since I last looked at the U.S. Drought Monitor. Given that we have had nearly zero precipitation since then, you would think the drought situation would have gotten much worse. So far it hasn’t, but I expect this recent dry spell to show up big time in the drought […]

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Snowmelt Contest, Inflatable Space Tower

June 9, 2009 0 Comments
Snowmelt Contest, Inflatable Space Tower

UPDATE: No winner in the snowmelt contest yet. Record cold in June doesn’t make the snow melt any faster. We could be looking at a final snowmelt this weekend or early next week – the latest we have seen in the last 5 years. Speaking of record cold, we have finally broken out of an […]

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Alternative Energy and Space News

May 27, 2009 0 Comments
Alternative Energy and Space News

At one point a few days ago, the rain chances for Tuesday and Wednesday looked rather iffy and I was getting depressed about the thought of constantly spending time watering my gardens and plants. The nice steady rain of yesterday and today have brought a smile to my face, as mentioned yesterday. Ray commented (see […]

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