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RV-103 Ten Commandments

RV-103 Ten Commandments

Recently, a family member told Rocketman that her husband and she were going to start their own form of “misadventures.”  They were now empty nesters and felt it was time to travel the country full time in an RV and wanted some advice.  After about an hour long talk [Read More]

Obamaville

Obamaville

When I was a child in school and was learning about the Great Depression of the 1930’s, I remember seeing pictures of the shanty towns called “Hoovervilles.”  Later on in life, I saw individual homes or shanties while visiting Mexico during a cruise, but [Read More]

RV-103 Victory Garden is Now a International Tourist Attraction!

RV-103 Victory Garden is Now a International Tourist Attraction!

Well the RV-103 Victory garden is doing well.  We will be harvesting part of our produce tomorrow and enjoying it for dinner.  Over the next couple months it should be a continuous harvest of peas, green beans, melons, tomatoes, etc.  Good eating for the whole crew and [Read More]

RV-103 Victory Garden

RV-103 Victory Garden

Previously, in another post, the crew of RV-103 tried their hands at canning food.  It turned out quite successful and we wondered what else could we do.  Well, since the crew is going to be in Florida for awhile before setting off again on another misadventure/mission, [Read More]

The Misadventures of Canning

The Misadventures of Canning

As most of you have probably noticed, prices for food and gas has risen quite a bit lately.  In fact, Shadowstats.com reports that our current annual inflation rate as of October 2010 is at 7.1%  Like other folks, we like to save money and thought that canning some of our [Read More]

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Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

What can I say, but that it is an end to a major chapter in our lives.  Today I turned over the keys to our great and [Read More]

CollisionTEC: A Review

CollisionTEC: A Review

Towards the end of Mission #2, RV-103 had a mishap with a pole, as detailed here.  Last month, I finally got an [Read More]

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

“Word has leaked out that in its new budget, the Obama administration intends to terminate NASA’s planetary [Read More]

Mismatched Models

Mismatched Models

Most advocates of Human Space Flight programs always model HSF with the airplane model.  Government subsidized at [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

First of all my apologies.  I had to take care of some duties at home that prevented me from posting the newest [Read More]

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