- What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?
Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical contamination control technology that has helped keep our James Webb Space Telescope clean during cryogenic testing.
Category Archives: Society
Through the wonders of the internet I have stumbled across this “balls out”, clear essay from Chris McCombs. Big Chris’s style of writing is a little more toward the stream of consciousness approach so stick with it, it pays off in the … Continue reading
A friend of mine threw a link to this article up on Facebook earlier. I started to comment on it, and it rapidly grew into a rant. So, I thought I would clean it up a little and make it … Continue reading
Over the past election cycle there have been a lot of differences pointed out between the two (or three sides) of the political debate. Not only differences in message, but also differences in behavior. The rally on the mall in … Continue reading
Over at Blackfive the team took a look at: It’s worth thinking through the problem this author raises: how would the U.S. handle a Mumbai-like terror attack? It’s an interesting post on how different the US is regionally, and why. … Continue reading
An old friend and I had a brief exchange of thoughts on Facebook in the last few days. It revolved around an article that concluded that there is an income inequality in the country that is due to the decline … Continue reading
I became a father three months before 9/11. Since that time I have become extremely focused on what takes place around me, and what I have in my bag of tricks to protect my family in times of trouble. Having … Continue reading
There has been a lot of talk about how far scociety has taken the concept of political correctness. To be honest, I think it is one of those things that has gotten entirely out of control and softened society much … Continue reading
Given the content of today’s (16 Jul) Day By Day (see above). I think it is time to comment on this recent story. The first comes from Louisville. As Breda so eloquently put it, “When seconds count…the police are a … Continue reading
When I was an active Marine, we had very clear cut rules for the use of lethal force. The civilian world, not so much. With all of the change in society from when I was growing up, and now that … Continue reading