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Armstrong lauds another spaceman by Garrison Hilliard
Neil Armstrong, in a very rare public appearance, said the following at a recent "Star Trek" fete honoring Jimmy "Scotty" Doohan... "This evening is really an...
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February 12th 06 02:41 PM
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We, first loosers for 100 years. by Vello
Just one strange idea: mankind don't have now space capabilities comparable what we had 30 years ago. It seems it is first time mankind is "dropping back" in...
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June 11th 06 09:53 PM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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OSP: reliability and survivability by Edwin Kite
In deciding whether or not to fund NASA's proposed Orbital Space Plane - a "space taxi" dedicated to crew transport, in contrast to the current "space truck" -...
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September 26th 03 06:36 AM
by The Ruzicka Family Go to last post
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The Non-Innovator's Dilemma by Rand Simberg
That's the title of my latest column at Tech Central Station, in which I discuss why the economics of OSP make no...
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September 27th 03 03:09 AM
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From Russia, Without Love by Rand Simberg
....is the title of this week's Fox News column, in which I discuss the difference between the Russian and American space programs, and propose moving ISS into...
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December 5th 03 01:40 AM
by Derek Lyons Go to last post
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Past Perfect, Future Misleading by Hop David
Rand Simberg wrote: I have some more commentary on the Gehman report, and why we should not build "the" next generation launch system. ...
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September 11th 03 07:25 PM
by Rand Simberg Go to last post
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Mars and Africa by [email protected]
Originally intended as a letter to the President, written on November 1, 2005, this has been held on to since then; in part, because the current president is...
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May 28th 06 12:14 AM
by Rand Simberg Go to last post
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earliest moon landing by [email protected]
I was arguing with a friend that the lunar landing required very little new science but merely extrapolations of existing technology. This leads to: If it...
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February 8th 06 03:00 PM
by Rand Simberg Go to last post
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Reconsideration by Rand Simberg
OK, I've had a long day, I'm coming down with a cold, and I'm tired, but I've got one more post before I go to bed, and the day is over. I've been really...
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April 19th 06 02:28 PM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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CEV Announcement by Rand Simberg
There's one expected this afternoon. My guess is that they'll wait for the market to close.
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July 5th 05 07:07 PM
by Jon Leech Go to last post
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Moral Equivalent Of A Space Program by Rand Simberg
My assessment of the two candidates on space policy: http://www.techcentralstation.com/110104F.html
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February 19th 06 01:01 AM
by Jorge R. Frank Go to last post
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Worth The Mission? by Rand Simberg
My thoughts on whether or not to fly Shuttle, and the cult of astronaut...
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July 6th 06 08:17 PM
by Rand Simberg Go to last post
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Minimum Number of Rocket Designs by Charles Talleyrand
Suppose one wanted to trim the many different rocket designs we have to the minimum useful few. We'd like to have a rocket well suited to every task, but...
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July 14th 04 10:40 PM
by william mook Go to last post
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Working Hand In Glove by Rand Simberg
That's not the title of my latest Fox Column, but it should have been. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,111821,00.html
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February 28th 04 10:05 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Rutan's RASCAL by Pat Flannery
Anyone seen this yet?: http://www.aviationnow.com/avnow/news/channel_businessweekly_story.jsp?id=news/SSO11014.xml Sounds almost like the reemergence of the...
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November 17th 04 10:46 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Space Program Needs The Right Stuff by Rand Simberg
That's Fox News' title for my column. I just called it "Daring." The third in a trilogy, and I think that I'm overwraught, or at...
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January 22nd 04 02:11 AM
by Rand Simberg Go to last post
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Hypersonics Overhype by Rand Simberg
That's the theme of my latest column at TechCentralStation: http://www.techcentralstation.com/033104C.html
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April 9th 04 04:54 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Von Braun rockets on Encyclopedia Astronautica by Pat Flannery
If this was posted before, forgive me, but I just spotted it. Mark Wade has put up a new section devoted to Wernher von Braun's rocket designs of the 1950's,...
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November 11th 03 09:10 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Columbia crew not fully suited up during reentry? by Rand Simberg
On 27 Aug 2003 05:45:00 GMT, in a place far, far away, Pat Flannery made the phosphor on my monitor glow in such a way as to indicate...
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August 31st 03 11:30 AM
by Kent Betts Go to last post
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Airplane Scientists by Rand Simberg
In honor of the centennial, I have an essay about the brothers Wright up at TechCentralStation: http://www.techcentralstation.com/121703D.html
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December 25th 03 06:54 AM
by Mary Shafer Go to last post
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