Civilian orbital space mission going fine.

…Damn, but I love living in the future sometimes.

The crew of the first all-private orbital space mission has spent Thursday, the first full day of the mission, circling the Earth every 90 minutes at over 17,000 mph.

SpaceX reported the Crew Dragon Resilience capsule with four civilians inside was traveling 363 miles high over Asia as of mid-morning, quickly moving over the massive continent. The altitude is a full hundred miles higher than the International Space Station.

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Tweet of the Day, The Dragon Has Landed edition.

Sometimes, the 21st Century has its moments.

Some short films by Tomasz Bagiński.

So I got turned onto these films by a buddy on Twitter. They’re short films by a Polish animator named Tomasz Bagiński and they’re science fictional adaptations of Slavic legends. I’ve only had the chance to watch the first one so far, but if the rest are of the same quality – well, Smok/Dragon was just flat-out FUN. Enable the subtitles.