“I’m thankful to all those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I did it myself”. Albert Einstein said that, and likely you understand this quote like I do. Life can be rewarding, but like most things you get out what you put in. The legislative session has started. Our legislators must hear […]
Who knows? You might end up in space. That was the closing line in a recent Wall. Street Journal written by Mary Kissel. She interviewed Richard Branson recently to discuss his new book, “Screw Business as Usual”. Now that the 2011 International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) is done, we are focusing on […]
Did you know the United States copied a Russian space plane called the BOR-4 and adapted it in the 1990’s to a manned orbital space plane called the HL 20? On Tuesday, November 8th, I went to the Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) plant in Livingston, Colorado, accompanied by Carl Ehrlich, the manager of the Rockwell […]
Students describe it as a once in a lifetime opportunity, New Mexico Space Grant working to bring space into the classroom now. Watch this video to find out how.
Did you ever notice the relationship between the difficulty of getting into something and your willingness to get out? To put it another way, the more time and energy, sweat, blood and toil invested in creating a relationship, a business, or a space program, the less willingness over time there is to get out. And […]
As I start to write this article in Microsoft Word, I click to open a Blank document. Yet, I have been writing this article in my mind since I hit the send button on the last article. There’s really no Blank document, just a page waiting for words. Here they come. I feel like I […]
Commercial Space Frontiers Bringing the Industry Home By Joe Burgess Photography by Joe Burgess and Courtsey of the Space Development Fountation For the article online at Las Cruces Magazine click here For a pdf of the Las Cruces Magazine click here The development of commercial space as a viable industry for southern New Mexico is […]
This article is about Middle School and science. Think back. Do you remember anything really frustrating about Middle School? I do. There was no science in my school. By seventh grade it was clear to me, science was interesting. I could not get enough. Astronomy, chemistry, earth science, and geography were, and still are, my […]