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Could writing be your ticket to the Moon?

The massive growth of lunar exploration and lunar development efforts make this an exciting time to be alive. It has been 50 years since anyone has walked on the Moon. Those days will be here again this decade! There is an under-appreciated and under-utilized pathway for people to contribute to these efforts. There will also […]


More than a full day at NASA Kennedy Visitor Center

This month, we took a family vacation to Orlando, Florida. It was a great time, despite the brutal heat and humidity. I’m not used to that! Now I live somewhere with dry heat when it’s hot. Anyway, we planned for a full day at NASA Kennedy Space Center. It is roughly an 80-minute drive away […]


Mission to the edge of space is scheduled for this Sunday, June 26th!

The incredibly long series of weather delays have ended for the high-altitude balloon mission (Mission #200) with JP Aerospace – and our “Goodnight Moon Base” payload. This Sunday, June 26th, 2022, is the target date for the mission! This mission started as a special bonus for the Kickstarter backers of GOODNIGHT MOON BASE. But there […]


Educational Resources to Help Your College-Bound Teen

From Brett — I’m happy to provide a helpful guest article from Patrick Young from ableusa.info. If you have a teenager heading off to college soon (or are one yourself) then read on for many practical strategies for success. If you have an older kid preparing for college admissions, the prospect of getting behind may […]


The mission with your space souvenir card launches this Sunday, May 22nd, 2022!

If you are a Kickstarter backer for GOODNIGHT MOON BASE, this is a major announcement to share. I recently received the word from John “JP” Powell at JP Aerospace that the weather conditions in the stratosphere have *finally* improved in the western USA. We have been waiting more than six months for this situation to happen. Mission […]


Your favorite top sources for space news and commentary?

We are fortunate to be living in exciting times for space exploration. It’s a space exploration renaissance! If you are reading this blog post, you probably love watching or hearing news and commentary about the latest space pursuit efforts. Thanks for making this one of your sources! What are the others? Would they be YouTube […]


GOODNIGHT MOON BASE now available as Kindle eBook on Amazon

Just in time for Christmas 2021! If you or your child reads bedtime books on a tablet or digital reader, you can enter the enchanting world of a moon base and imagine falling asleep in this inspiring world of science, technology, and wonder. Click the image or this link to open the page on Amazon. […]


The first editions of GOODNIGHT MOON BASE land today 1

A journey two years in the making comes to an exciting milestone today. At the end of 2019, I concluded that the most effective way to foster future generations of rocket scientists was to start as early and as young as possible. That meant reaching out to and connecting with toddlers and infants. For those […]