The sequester: It’s like the flu or a hangover. You’ve got it now how are you going to get through it? So let’s take the first case, the flu. You did not give yourself the flu but you’ve got it. The thing about the flu is you don’t know how bad it is until it’s […]
Why didn’t I think of that?
Why didn’t I think of that? The TV remote control/bottle opener, the swivel passenger car seat, or the battery operated twirling spaghetti fork? You know it, I’ll bet at least once you’ve thought of some cool invention and then let it slip away into the graveyard of great ideas. Lauren Rojas, a seventh grader from […]
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 […]
Christine Anderson, the recently appointed Executive Director of Spaceport America
Last week I met Christine Anderson, the recently appointed Executive Director of Spaceport America. She is wonderful to talk with, excited about the challenge ahead of her, and importantly, had moved to New Mexico by choice. She chose New Mexico because of its beauty, the art community, and the western lifestyle. We were getting along […]