IndependenceThis blog represents the personal opinions of Wayne Hale only. It does not represent the opinions of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or Special Aerospace Services, or their clients.
- Somewhere out there is Blue Origin's west Texas launch site. Clouds in the way http://t.co/ZrYFcHl7KA 2 days ago
- A short visit to inner space this morning! http://t.co/uXELpd2KGG 3 days ago
- Saturday morning breakfast at Casey's in Hobbs America. Doesn't get better than this! 3 days ago
- Visited this morning with retired NASA Flight Director Mark Ferring at his beautiful house near Cloudcroft NM. He is doing retirement right! 3 days ago
- Sunrise just now at the edge of White Sands National Monument http://t.co/xiHz0Vbsmg 4 days ago
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There has been a recent renewal of interest in a post I made five years ago “The Coming Train Wreck for Commercial Human Spaceflight” https://waynehale.wordpress.com/2010/11/14/the-coming-train-wreck-for-commercial-human-spaceflight/ If you find that interesting perhaps you should read my post on Standards from just … Continue reading
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Most accidents originate in actions committed by reasonable, rational individuals who were acting to achieve an assigned task in what they perceived to be a responsible and professional manner. — Peter Harle, Director of Accident Prevention,Transportation Safety Board of Canada … Continue reading
When I worked for the government, I never really understood what industry was doing; it was all behind a curtain. They gave only glimpses of what they wanted the government to see. Those of us in the civil services always … Continue reading
No matter what is going on with the world, no matter what is happening in my life, when the calendar turns to February 1 I have to stop, remember, and rededicate. This year we have another gold star on the … Continue reading
Today is the day in America that we set aside to count our blessings and give thanks for all the good that is in our lives. So I will set aside my curmudgeonly ways and ignore the future and all … Continue reading