Mathias' Blog

Occasional musings and technical posts…

05 Dec 2020

I35 Emergency Landing

A pretty impressive emergency landing – avoiding the light poles and cars on the highway. Luckily it sounds like e...
04 Dec 2020

Arecibo Observatory collapse

Following two cable breaks in November, this past Tuesday the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory finally collaps...
19 Nov 2020

SpaceX Crew-1 Recap

We’re truly living in the future now, with commercial contract crews going to space!
08 Nov 2020

Remembering Alex Trebek

Who was an incredible host every week? Answer: Alex Trebek.
08 Nov 2020

President-elect Joe Biden's Acceptance Speech

It is such a breath of fresh air to have someone who can actually give a speech and is capable of carrying on a coherent...
07 Nov 2020

Donald: You're Fired!

I’ve been waiting a long time to say this: Donald, you’re fired! The Presidential race has finally been call...
31 Oct 2020

SpaceX 100 Successful Launches

Hard to believe SpaceX completed its 100th successful launch last week!
23 Oct 2020

Go Vote!

If you haven’t already done so – go and vote! If you’ve got an absentee ballot, get it in the mail soo...
20 Sep 2020
13 Sep 2020

Flying-V - scale model

A pretty cool, non-traditional airplane model: