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- Well shucks. Turns out I missed what should have been a spectacular ISS pass over Houston because I was listening t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 11 hours ago
- Glad they are doing a press conference. Wish they had brought the test conductor who could have given more precise… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 11 hours ago
- For the 4th consecutive day really great viewing of Mercury in the western sky. Unfortunately Jupiter has now joine… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 12 hours ago
- RT @danwhitejr: "Conquer evil by your gentle kindness, and make blood thirsty zealots wonder at your goodness. Allow those who treasure pun… 13 hours ago
- Again, working off my creaky memory, an engine doesn’t declare it is in shutdown phase until Pc drops below 30% - w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 hours ago
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Tag Archives: spaceflight
Now that Discovery is safely delivered to the Smithsonian, I think I can tell the story of how we nearly lost her in July of 2005, and how well-intentioned, highly motivated, hard-working, smart people can miss the most obvious. It’s … Continue reading
Immediate reaction from many people in the Houston area was that the Orbiter disposition decision was politically tainted. For example, this was the explanation of my old Rice classmate Annise Parker, her honor the Mayor of Houston. Maybe there is … Continue reading