Category Archives: A Picture and its Story

How to successfully publish your E-Book

Usually the posts in my English blog differ from the German blog. But since there are always questions what I have done during the past months (since I came back from the US) – well, I wrote another non-fiction book. … Continue reading

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Mission Control at ESOC

Today was a great day for the Americans and especially for NASA (we Europeans had shares in that too): The car-sized rover Curiosity has landed successfully on Mars. On NASA’s webpage you will find always latest news and information about … Continue reading

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Somebody left the Gate Open

TV spots shown during a suspense-packed TV series are usually the time when I check my mail. There are two exceptions: Apple commercials and this Citibank spot (I have no relation whatsoever to this bank): youtube-Video Music: The singer is a charming female pop/rock artist … Continue reading

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Oslo 2012: Heros and Non-Heros

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The Greek Tragedy

… This country and its inhabitants are unbelievable. One day in Athens and a book to write. … You arrive at 2 am at the hotel on a Sunday morning and the hotel clerk hands you a bus schedule for … Continue reading

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Sun ‘n Fun Preview 2012

Some impressions from the Sunday before Sun ‘n Fun started in 2012…

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Why Defying Gravity is Extinct. Alas!

A few years ago I talked to a high ranking NASA official and suggested they make/support another movie like Top Gun to enhance the general interest in Space and its exploration. While he did not show that he thought this … Continue reading

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Bugs in a Blanket

This book is really made for pleasure: a cosy touch of cuddly wool… After such a heavenly soft and pleasant presentation: who wonders, when kids see nasty bugs (in the view of an adult) as perfect candidates for nourishing and … Continue reading

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