Archive for April, 2011
Talk About Chutzpah! Obama to Visit KSC For Endeavour’s Last Launch.
Florida Today reports that Obama is planning to attend the last launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour. Talk about chutzpah! It was just one year ago when Obama came to KSC with his minions, hid from the workers whom he had lied to during the campaign, and killed [Read More]
RV-103 Victory Garden is Now a International Tourist Attraction!
Well the RV-103 Victory garden is doing well. We will be harvesting part of our produce tomorrow and enjoying it for dinner. Over the next couple months it should be a continuous harvest of peas, green beans, melons, tomatoes, etc. Good eating for the whole crew and [Read More]
At Least He Used the Crosswalk!
I talked with a friend of mine at KSC the other evening after the last round of layoffs. He had said that KSC was quickly becoming a “ghost town” and now I can see why. As one commenter had said recently on the Space Politics website, “…the birds [Read More]
Charlie Bolden Says: “Your State Voted For Obama? Here, Have a Space Shuttle!
I wasn’t going to comment on NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden’s decision for placement of the soon to be retired Space Shuttles, but since everyone else is throwing in their two cents, I might as well too. The decision made by Charlie Bolden, and I’m [Read More]
Yuri’s Night: Celebrating 50 Years of Human Space Flight
50 years ago, a young man named Yuri Gagarin climbed aboard a modified Russian R-7 inter-continental missle in the Soviet Union and made history. Every April 12th is Yuri’s night and is celebrated by space enthusiats throughout the world. This year is special [Read More]
“Houston Discovery, For the Final Time, Wheels Stop.
It’s been a couple weeks or so since Discovery ended her very last mission and I have been struggling about what to write. As regular readers know, Discovery was the first Space Shuttle I worked on and has always been very special to me. RV-103 was named in honor [Read More]