Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Sunday, September 11, 2005

  meanwhile, 30km out from landing

Hayabusa closes in on Itokawa... and to me it looks like a yummy cashew - filmed in black and white.Not exactly. I remember discussing the same thing back in my L5 days. You don't need rockets to get around on an asteroid - springs suffice. Small springs.

But it's the first time it's been implemented - and it's a heck of a lot more useful - than the recently announced lunar penguin....

Minerva was the goddess of Wisdom, by the way - and she knew that gravity sucked.

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Hello fellow fisherman,

Did you know that 16% of the U.S. population goes fishing at least 16 days a year?

Did you also know that over 75% of the nations fishermen do not fish during "prime time"; fish feeding hours?

Those precious few moments before twilight can be absolutely magical. Even up until 11pm at night, the largest predators of any species feed ravenously.

Don't believe me? Check out Daniel Eggertsen's story, and a picture of a couple of his catches here : "Evening Secrets plus more"

I want you to do me a favor and try it out so I can see what you think of it, and if it works for you as well as it did for me.

You will be one of the first to try it out.

Gone Fishin',

Neil
 
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