NASA plans a Spacecraft for mission in the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is launching this weekend on Aug. 11. Its destination: the sun. In fact, NASA stated its goal with the Parker Solar Probe is to “touch” the sun. It’s sending a spacecraft “the size of a small car” directly into the sun’s atmosphere. And in preparation for that launch NASA has released a video titled “It’s Surprisingly Hard to Go to the Sun”. I have some issues: First, there’s nothing surprising about it. Second, the answer is pretty self-explanatory. The sun is very hot, people! This isn’t rocket science.…

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Donald Trump might prevent another war in this century

President George W. Bush, who was committed to improving U.S.-Russian ties after he met President Vladimir Putin and got “a sense of his soul,” was forced to confront Russia as it invaded Georgia 10 years ago this week. President Barack Obama also attempted to “reset” ties with Russia, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014 required him as well to address Russian aggression. The intentions of both U.S. presidents to improve U.S.-Russian ties were ultimately dashed by Russia’s geopolitical ambitions and willingness to go to war to block the Western integration…

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