Two more reasons I haven’t been blogging much lately: Methinks I may be past-due for an MSS update…
Monthly Archive for January, 2009
guest blogger john hare A recent discussion mentioned that some ELVs are launching with a T/W ratio of 1.15 or less. An ongoing discussion concerns the cost and limitations of launch pads for them. Space advocates like us would mostly like a wider variety of launch locations than the fixed launch pad facilities allow. Using available [...]
I managed to get all three writing projects wrapped up on-time, so I should have more time to blog in the near future. Of course, at this point I’m not sure what I’m going to write about.
I’m busy on a writing project, but Ferris Valyn and I submitted two papers to the Obama transition team over the past week, and Ferris just posted the first one on his DailyKos site. The change.gov site seems to be fairly backed up at the moment, so I don’t know how soon it will show [...]
guest blogger john hare Making use of off earth resources is a fairly constant topic of discussion. A recent Dennis Wingo comment made me think of a few paragraphs scattered through Mining The Sky by John Lewis. It is suggested that there are more asteroids in Jupiters’ Lagrange points than there are in the main asteroid belt. [...]
There was an interesting piece about foreign policy linked to by one of the blogs I read on a regular basis (can’t remember who now). The piece was talking about the delay between when changes to the global order happen, and when elites finally start recognizing that something has changed: Now… it seems to me [...]