Tag Archives: NASA

After Ten Years – Dramatis Personae Part 1

Space Shuttle Program Management Council after Columbia In this picture from left to right:  Joyce Rozewski, Lee Norbraten, Sandy Coleman, Steve Doering, Jim Halsell, Dorothy Rasco, Bob Cabana, Steve Brettle, Dave Martin, Lambert Austin, Mike Wetmore, Bill Harris, Parker Counts, Ralph … Continue reading

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After Ten Years – Why Write Now?

Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor:  What place is this?  Where are we now?  I am the grass; I cover all.         – Carl Sandburg, “Grass” 1918 Very recently, my 7 year old grandson was traveling with his parents through the … Continue reading

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Standards

Everybody should have standards; turns out everybody does. They just have different standards. Continue reading

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The Future Of NASA

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After the Barn Burned Down

We have not journeyed all this way across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy. -          Sir Winston Churchill in a speech to the Canadian Parliament.  Dec 30, 1941 … Continue reading

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Certifying Soyuz

How can NASA Astronauts fly on a vehicle that does not meet Human rating standards? Continue reading

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Chasing Augustine

No bucks, no Buck Rogers. How the OMB snookered the Augustine Committee. Continue reading

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Until the Fat Lady Sings

Reminds you of the great Winston Churchill quotation that “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” Continue reading

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Killing Constellation

How to prevent America’s goals in space Continue reading

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