Aerospace

Apollo 11- The Remix

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is getting a lot of coverage, and it's well-deserved. It was a bold Cold War adventure, it cost a fortune,(1) and it succeeded. As a former Army officer during the Cold War it's hard to imagine a ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Jul 20 2019 - 10:07am

Today In 1975, Viking 1 Was Launched To Mars From...Well, It Depends. Here's A Tortured History Of Florida Space Coast Names

Viking 1, an unmanned U.S. probe headed for Mars, was launched on this day in 1975 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, which is Brevard county on the Atlantic Ocean and across the Banana River east of Merritt Island where Kennedy Space Center is which is itself ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 20 2019 - 12:17pm

James Webb Space Telescope, 14 Years Behind Schedule, Gets Mechanical Assembly

The U.S Government Accountability Office (G.A.O.) has had NASA on its High Risk list since 1990, due to persistent cost inflation and missed schedules of its programs. Long before banks and General Motors set out to become "too big to fail", NASA ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 1 2019 - 12:54pm