This site contains my opinions and ideas only, not the opinions or ideas of any organization I work for. It’s my idea playground, and I’m inviting you in. Welcome! Click on the link below to get the latest TMRR episode. https://tmrr.podbean.com/e/episode-7-the-more-air-force-people-talk-the-more-things-stay-the-same/ On this episode, we chat about: Why is the USAF talking about badly run […]Read More The Mission Readiness Review–Episode 7: The more Air Force people talk, the more things stay the same
Just letting you know right now–the only thing space-related in this series of posts is the organization I currently work for. The series is mainly about leadership, motivation, and what worked for me, as well as why. If that’s not your gig, I get it. There will be more space topics later, I promise. In […]Read More Fast Food, USAF, Teams, and Motivation, Part 2
In a previous post, “Which is the “Good” Future?,” I hinted at trends helpful to figuring out what the Space Industry’s future might be. Near the end of the post, I set out a few bullets to help show what trends might be helpful to watch. Let’s start this post with the obvious: I don’t […]Read More Is There a Way to “Predict” the Space Industry’s Future?
Wow, what a week! And yes, the picture above shows Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital space launch vehicle being set up. It’s the same one that launched and then safely landed, five times, near Van Horn, Texas. Really–the real one. The last New Shepard test launch was the most spectacular and you can watch that […]Read More Space, Spring, Snow, Schmoozing, and finally, Snoozing
It’s not every day that you see a rocket come apart in mid-air, fire coming from each part, and then have both parts come back to Earth, safely. But that’s just what Blue Origin did today during their in-flight escape test of the New Shepard rocket and capsule. When the smoke and dust cleared, the […]Read More Blue Origin’s In-flight Escape Test