Monthly Archives: June 2005

MSS May and June 2005 Update

Hey guys, this is just a quick update on what we’ve been doing at my day job, since it’s been way too long since we posted our last update. We’ll be adding pictures as we have a chance to take … Continue reading

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Quote Wall

Back when I was at the university, one of the fun traditions that several of my friends had was what they called “the quote wall”. The quote wall usually consisted of a piece of white butcher paper was taped up … Continue reading

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Return to the Moon Conference?

I’ve been debating whether I want to fork out the cash to go to the Space Frontier Foundation‘s Return to the Moon Conference this year. This is one of the premier conferences for discussing various lunar projects, markets, and technologies. … Continue reading

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Crew and Cargo

Dan Schrimpsher pointed out in comments to my monculture post one of the interesting ideas that has gained a little too much traction lately at NASA–the importance of not having cargo and crew on the same vehicle. Apparently, most people … Continue reading

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This is me and little Jon at the house. He’s a bit bigger now, but this should give you some idea. As I mentioned previously, he just turned 6 months old yesterday. He’s recently started laughing a lot, rolling over … Continue reading

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Monocultures

Dan’s most recent blog entry, which was a reply to my last post, got me thinking about something. One of my biggests problems with NASA, that I didn’t realize until someone else pointed it out was their emphasis on singular … Continue reading

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Your Focus Determines Your Path

I have been recently thinking and arguing a lot about NASA’s new uberproject, commonly called the Moon, Mars, and Beyond initiative, or sometimes the Vision for Space Exploration. I’ve argued on several instances that I don’t think the direction that … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

Well, I’ve finally decided to take the plunge and start my own blog. I’ve been intending to start a blog since before I even knew what a blog was, but it has taken me a long time to get much … Continue reading

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