Okay, normally I wouldnâ€™t do this but it is too dang cool not toâ€¦ Top Gear is a British television program that features cars set up for exotic crashes and explosions. This video clip on YouTube shows a Reliant Robin decked out as a space shuttle and actually â€œlaunched.â€ You … Continue reading
Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal posted a new report from the Kwajalein Atoll and in the process discusses the various definitions of the word “Crazy.” When other rocket companies need something done, they requisition the right forms, talk to the right people, go back to the right forms, try again with … Continue reading
Florida Today’s Flame Trench blog relates a priceless quote from Mike Griffin, during questions for the New Horizons launch. After being asked multiple times if the Space Science budget, and science probes like New Horizons, were going to be ‘whacked’ to provide funds for human missions, Griffin replied: “We are … Continue reading
Yes Mr. President…um…ma’am The other day Bob Werb, co-founder of the Space Frontier Foundation had a conversation with the President of the United States. Well, not exactly… In a piece titled “What If…” Bob relates a little thought exercise on what if you had the ear of the President in … Continue reading
A Russian Progress freighter bearing Christmas gifts for the ISS crew docked on Friday at the International Space Station. Out of the Cradle has uncovered exclusive evidence of a massive NASA cover-up of a second, unpublicized docking that day. Transmissions aired on NASA TV during the Progress docking were altered … Continue reading
Stephen Hawking drew a crowd at gathering in Oakland Calif. Sadly the crowd included news reporters… The following quote from the article sums up the total content on Hawking’s reaction to VSE yet it is catching headlines in several places. When asked about his thoughts on President Bush’s proposal to … Continue reading
This just in via NASA Watch: NASA administrator Michael Griffin is under investigation for a rather unusual misuse of government property.