Condolonces to the men and women of SeaLaunch over the failed attempt to loft the NSS-8 satellite today. Hopefully the Odyssey platform, which is based in my hometown of Long Beach, California, did not suffer much damage and will be back to sea launching again soon. For those of you who think that space is […]
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Here’s another example from the MSM under the rubric of “stuff you can’t make up.” Apparently Brian Emmett, who had won a “flight to space” in a loudly promoted public contest in 2005, believed he had to “give up his seat” because he wasn’t able to pay the taxes on his “winnings.” Well, I try […]
Read More The hits keep coming
In the category of life imitating art (and the term art being used loosely in this case), i bring you this snippet and link to a truly entertaining article from today’s Sydney Morning Herald. You just can’t make this stuff up. US Urges Scientists to Block Out Sun “THE US wants the world’s scientists to […]
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These will no doubt be seen as “fightin’ words” by the alt.space community: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/The_COTS_Enigma_999.html Have at it, one and all.
Read More Jeff Bell on COTS
On my weekly foray through the various web newsites, blogs, and occasional entertainment links (such as PostSecret, which I highly recommend) I have made a point of regularly visiting Jeff Foust’s blog, Space Politics so I can keep abreast of the goings-on in my old neighborhood (Washington DC) as it pertains to space development. Sadly, […]
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