A First Look at the Google Lunar Prize

“It has been a damned serious business – Blücher and I have lost 30,000 men. It has been a damned nice thing – the nearest run thing you ever saw in your life…By God! I don’t think it would have done if I had not been there. “ — The Duke of Wellington, upon defeating […]

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Anyone can TAKE a reservation

  Jerry: I made a reservation for a mid-size, and she’s a small. I’m kidding around, of course. Agent: I’m sorry, we have no mid-size available at the moment. Jerry: I don’t understand, I made a reservation, do you have my reservation? Agent: Yes, we do, unfortunately we ran out of cars. Jerry: But the […]

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The NASA PR Conundrum

A recent commenter (thanks Eric!) on our post regarding the Star Wars toy being flown to ISS in a lame NASA stunt suggested that NASA’s problem is with PR, and that they should engage in a national PR campaign to sell Americans on the NASA mission in order to build support. NASA really needs to […]

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