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
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?
So, if the alt.space gossip lines are right, there’s trouble a-brewing in the halls of NASA these days, with the Administrator (Mr. Griffin) apparently not terribly interested in working with the Obama transition point person (Lori Garver). Kudos to Al Fansome for pointing this out (initially on the SpacePolitics.com website, from which this was shamelessly […]Read More And there goes the Moon, or “Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!”
PROFESSOR L GOES TO SCHOOL, LEARNS A PAINFUL AND EMBARRASING LESSON. NOW HE SAYS, ‘DON’T YOU MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES”! Using a term I learned when I was in the Navy a long long time ago, I must admit to having recently “screwed the pooch” due to poor choices I made which led to certain behaviors […]Read More PROFESSOR L GOES BACK TO SCHOOL: