Have you ever thought about running a triathlon? And are you a big nerd? Well, you're reading Gizmodo so chances are you're at least half way there. Next year, for the first time ever, the Kennedy Space Center is going to open their gates for an awesome sporting event.
Did you hear that William Shatner just released Seeking Major Tom—a whole record of space-themed cover songs? Oh thank you lord of the cosmos. In honor of Mr. Shatner, here's a rendition Rocket Man from 30 years ago.
Ky Michaelson, or The Rocketman as he's known in some circles, doesn't trudge through the frozen winter tundra like the rest of us.
Godspeed, Yves Rossy, Godspeed! All 180 miles per hour of it, flying over the Alps with your four jets, guiding your carbon fiber and kevlar wings using just your body, and landing with your parachute on some boozetastic jacuzzi party on top of Mont Blanc. Then get drunk like a Japanese astronomer and fly away to the…
You may remember that Virgin Galactic planned to build a Spaceport in New Mexico. Well, a winning design has now been chosen, and construction on the 100,000-square-foot facility is set to start in 2008. Is it just me, or does "spaceport" sound a little bit too sci-fi?