I have really enjoyed reading and hearing about space lately. Three things stood out recently:

#1: Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years (thanks to John Gruber for pointing this article out) – really cool to see.


#2: This comment:

http://thebaconsandwichofregret.tumblr.com/post/132121475325/weepingdildo-send-me-to-mars-with-party


#3: I was thinking about countries sending rockets and equipment to the moon and it became clear to me that eventually we will have wars and fighting over the moon. Fighting over land, resources, rights, etc.  So I did a little searching and found this interesting article:

China Could Legally Seize Moon’s ‘Peaks of Eternal Light’ –“Will Earth’s 1st Space War Start There?” – I didn’t know about Helium 3 and the “peaks of eternal light”