Friday, February 01, 2013

Paul Spudis gives the back of his hand to both the current NASA and the purveyors of commercial "New Space" as constituting a "pseudo space program." I am personally not quite as down on all of that as he is as I am on people who support the current program. It is true, however, that the current NASA program is moribund and dysfunctional and a lot of commercial space ventures are being oversold.
NASA, Others Hold Memorials for Fallen Columbia Astronauts
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Subjects Chuck Hagel to Tough Questioning
Senator Geraldo Rivera?
Now Super Bowl Commercials are Racist; Who Knew?