Monthly Archives: April 2006

Back from Space Access ’06

Sorry for the long delay in posting. Space Access ’06 went very well, though the trip back home didn’t go quite so well. This year I took little Jon and Tiff along with me, and the three of us drove … Continue reading

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Still more on the Interplanetary Superhighways, and why fantasy trumps fact in movies

by guest blogger Ken Still more on the Interplanetary Superhighways (IPS), this time in an American Scientist article entitled “The Interplanetary Transport Network”. Authored by Shane Ross, definitely one of the authorities on the subject, it is more academic than … Continue reading

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Space Access 2006

Well, it’s that time of the year again boys and girls! Time for another pilgrimage down to Phoenix for this year’s Space Access Conference. This year, Tiff, Little Jon and I will be driving down from the Bay Area. It’s … Continue reading

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MSS Now Taking Sales

I figured that it’d be worth noting that as of today, MSS is now taking sales for suborbital science payloads. We have a special introductory offer for CANSAT sized payloads of only $99 each (normal price will likely be $199 … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Up To Lately

If you’re wondering why blogging has been so light as of late, let’s just say we’ve been a bit busy at work these past few weeks. Things are picking up momentum at MSS, with us nearing the completion of our … Continue reading

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Bait and Switch

Man, in the last hour from when I read this story over at Nasawatch.com, Clark Lindsey and Rand Simberg have already commented. So, it looks like the modifications to the SRB are going to take $3B instead of the $1B … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Indeed

So, apparently John Carmack had a birthday lately…. [Update: Very "lately" apparently...about as lately as mine...as in, back in August. I guess I wasn't paying enough attention. But my second part still stands as is:] All I can say is, … Continue reading

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It seemed a dark and stormy night,

but then the Full Moon shone clear and bright through the clearing clouds. bad prose by guest blogger Ken I guess I need to keep New Scientist on my radar a bit more in the future. I was tipped off … Continue reading

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