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.
- Me, I’m headed to Washington for a full day of meetings on Monday. No, I don’t think I can solve all their problems in one day 10 hours ago
- Busy busy busy afternoon at Hobby airport. Must be all those disappointed Yankees fans heading home. Or maybe Astros fans heading west! 10 hours ago
- Can we repeat this? twitter.com/houstorian/sta… 3 days ago
- This is making me wish the Astros were playing the Indians instead 4 days ago
- Beautiful ISS pass over Houston just now - to take our minds off the ball game 6 days ago
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I’ve spent all week at the Langley Research Center in Virginia; there is much good work going on here. We had no small number of discussion about ‘game changing technology’ without a good definition of what that phrase really means … Continue reading
“The hardest part of any launch is getting the first foot off the ground” – Tommy Holloway, Space Shuttle Program Manager I was doing some online research recently and ran across this document which I had not seen in over … Continue reading
It has been some time since I have gone over the purpose and rules for my personal blog site. Recently some folks have demonstrated their confusion about this site. For the record, let me repeat some of the ‘rules’ … Continue reading
Growing up, my hero – everybody’s hero – was John Glenn. He was the archetype of heroes: decorated veteran of combat in two wars, test pilot, speed record holder, astronaut, first American to orbit the earth, later US Senator and … Continue reading
NASA is keen on training its personnel. I kept a list of all the training classes they sent me to take through the years. Single spaced, the list of just the titles of the classes takes a page and a … Continue reading
“Arm chair generals study tactics; real generals study logistics” – attributed to General Norman Schwwarzkopf Many of my old friends and colleagues are asking me a question these days: “If you were NASA Administrator, what would you have the agency … Continue reading