Monday, July 31, 2017

Beam Me Up 485 now online

Beam Me Up episode 485 is now online.

Two stories are available this episode.

The first is by a new author to BMU  To Watch the Storms by J.D. Byrnes.

And  Johnny's Last Affair by Doug Hilton.

The blog address is

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Mars exploration took a big leap 20 years ago on July 4, 1997.  NASA's Pathfinder mission touched down on the Red Planet, delivering a lander and a small rover called Sojourner — the agency's first wheeled Mars craft — to the surface.

Pathfinder helped pave the way for two decades of eight other NASA robots to have reached Mars, and five of them remain active today.