One small step…

Great article in the New York Post by (the Bad) astronomer Phil Plait about the shuttle program, its completion and the future of NASA’s space exploration endeavors. One small step – NYPOST.com “It’s fashionable to say the Shuttle program was a failure — too expensive, too limited. But progress is not a steady curve. Not…

The Final Countdown: A #NASATweetup Journal

Part 3: A Dedication Due to family needs I’ve had to come to Florida a bit earlier than planned… my stepdad passed away on the morning of June 28 after a long and difficult fight with cancer. I wasn’t able to get here in time to see him before he died, but I’m helping my…

The Final Countdown: A #NASATweetup Journal

#2: My video inroduction So the folks over at The Space Crowd  are working on a video project and asked for some video submissions from the Tweetup attendees. I’m no videographer by any means but they just wanted a quick who-are-you introduction, where you tell everyone about your feelings regarding being chosen for the event….

The Final Countdown: A #NASATweetup Journal

#1: I made it! On July 8, less than a month from now, the last remaining space shuttle is slated to launch from Cape Canaveral. The STS-135 mission will bring supplies and parts up to the International Space Station and will be the historic conclusion of the 30-year-long shuttle program. Unless otherwise rescheduled, at 11:40am…