Artista ex Machina?

Oh, what’s this? Microsoft Bing AI now includes a free “artificial-intelligence” image creator powered by DALL-E? “Sorry, mate, couldn’t resist”, to quote Jack Sparrow from “The Curse of the Black Pearl”. Hehe. Anyway, for the first time I’ve really sunk my teeth into playing around … Continue readingArtista ex Machina?

Catching a Lift

Fundamentally there are three schools of thought for spacecraft that enter and exit planetary atmospheres (spacecraft that stay in space have their own design considerations, and in any case can get much wilder): capsules, spaceplanes, and lifting bodies. Anybody who’s even passingly familiar with spaceflight … Continue readingCatching a Lift