Somewhere a rocket scientist brain surgeon physicist with a knack for economics who wears Velcro shoes is having a stress breakdown.

When I was a professional ballroom dance instructor, one of my coworkers was having a tough time teaching a step to her student. As he gets more frustrated she tells him “it’s ok- you’ll get it- this isn’t rocket science.”

There is an awkward pause as her student stares back at her.
“No” he agrees, “this isn’t rocket science. That I can do. This is some sadistic step designed specifically to torture rocket scientists.”

And that’s how we found out he worked for NASA.

Reblogged for that story

Your daily reminder that no, seriously: “difficult” is a matter of context.

isn’t rocket science a form of physics

Buddy if you’re doing rocket science and quantum physics at the same time, then multiple things have gone seriously, seriously wrong.

Very tiny rockets








Very interesting rockets


put a rocket on a launchpad with ignition that’s programmed with a 50% chance of failure

until you look at the moon five days later you don’t know


“We may have just landed the first cat on the moon! Possibly. Somebody needs to go and double-check…”

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