See, see the determined sky Marvel at its big crap brown depths. Tell me, Karl do you Wonder why the hairless cat ignores you? Why its foobly stare makes you feel dazed. I can tell you, it is Worried by your felgercarb facial growth That looks like A mold. What’s more, it knows Your frak […]Read More We’ll apologize when we’re wrong
Many (or few, depending on how many people visit this blog from time to time…) of you have i’m sure noticed a significant drop off of posts on this blog over the last few months. While i can’t speak for my fellow Cynics, I can at least provide some clarity as to why my own […]Read More Thanksgiving – and a (sort of) farewell
THE SPACE SHOW AND OLD SPACE CADET RESPOND TO MATT’S APRIL 28, 2009 POST REQUESTING WHAT POSITIVE ACTION CYNICS AND OTHERS CAN TAKE IN SUPPORT OF THE NEWSPACE INDUSTRY http://archived.thespaceshow.com/shows/1165-BWB-2009-05-31.mp3 On April 28, 2009, Matt Colborn responded to the April 22, 2009 Cynics post entitled “Well Said, Dr Griffin” with the following comment: 3. Matt […]Read More THE SPACE SHOW AND OLD SPACE CADET RESPOND TO MATT’S APRIL 28, 2009 POST REQUESTING WHAT POSITIVE ACTION CYNICS AND OTHERS CAN TAKE IN SUPPORT OF THE NEWSPACE INDUSTRY
A number of recent commenters/visitors to the Space Cynics blog have asked if we could put forward our view of what “should” be done, rather than simply critiquing what we see out there in our (somewhat) regular postings on the blog. Initially, I was going to respond “if you read the damn blog, you’d see […]Read More A Response (part 1)
A fictional space program will always be faster, better, and cheaper than a real space program. – Mike Griffin, Goddard Award Dinner 2009Read More Well Said, Dr. Griffin
When Dennis Tito flew to ISS, there was an outpouring of cheering from the alt.space community because the era of space tourism was finally here. Claims were put forth about how the $10m price tag was only the start, to be followed by a decreasing price that would make space accessible to more and more […]Read More So Much For Space Tourism…
So in honor of our 300th post, i was planning to do a detailed examination of where we’ve been in the past couple years since the Space Cynics blog was started, how the industry has/hasn’t matured, predictions we (and others) have made that have/haven’t come true, etc. And then I read this little gem. Seems […]Read More What’s next? A note from his Mom?