In 2004, a group of thirteen premier space advocacy groups joined together under the Space Exploration Alliance to have their voices heard. The first SEA “Blitz” brought together 76 space enthusiasts from around the country. They converged on Washington, D.C. and talked to over 200 congressional offices in support of NASA’s bold and substantial mandate […]Read More 2008 Legislative Blitz – February 10-12 – Washington DC
My fiancee works as a human resources executive for a large global call-center outsourcing business. As a result, I get to hear great stories of life in the outsourcing world (having “worked” briefly in call center ops myself when I was at Capital One – our group was responsible in part for the call centers […]Read More Outsourcing – > Offshoring – > Off-worlding?
that sound, dear friends, is the sad accompaniment to the activity of driving a nail into a coffin. In this particular instance, the coffin would be that of RpK’s COTS efforts. It appears that NASA has finally determined that RpK was not going to be able to meet the already missed milestones or upcoming ones, […]Read More Tap tap tap…
Courtesy of the Australian Science Establishment and with a little help from DARPA: SCRAMJET REACHES MACH 10 I remember seeing a presentation by the lead professor who was working on this project back in 2004 in Adelaide. They had VERY LITTLE funding, scrambled to find surplus parts and a few sponsors, and yet managed to […]Read More Another step towards CRATS