Explorer 1, the First US Satellite

January 31st, 1958.  56 years ago, and the United States had finally succeeded in launching its own satellite, the Explorer 1.  According to this Yahoo! Travel post, the launch of Explorer 1 was linked to the International Geophysical Year (IGY).  The big deal about that, as explained in this wiki entry, is the IGY marked the beginning […]

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Leaving Military Space Operations

Of course, I did leave the military some time ago.  And I haven’t looked back.  Mistakes were made during my transition from military space operations to contractor.  Some of those mistakes are what this Clearancejobs.com post is all about.  Just click on the following link to read the post:  “Lost in Military Transition:  Considerations Before […]

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