Government largesse, space exploration, and pants

This is another opinion piece, so just read on if you’re interested, or ignore it, click on your Amazon tab, and continue shopping. My encounter the other day with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) website being down (you can go here to see that–or just type in due to the government shutdown […]

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Everyone’s worried but SpaceX

This particular article highlights some interesting differences in philosophy about success and risk (and there is a link) between established players and SpaceX.  For opinion, sadly not about space operations, but rather the future of them, read further. The scenario:  SpaceX has decided to upgrade their rocket engines to more powerful ones, and update the […]

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