NASA has awarded Lockmart a long-term Orion production contract. Cost plus, natch.
This isn’t really a commitment. I’m sure the contract has a cancellation clause with a generous penalty. It’s primarily theater for Bridenstine to buy off the Colorado and Texas delegations, particularly after he pissed the latter off with his award of the lander to Marshall.
Link fixed, sorry.
Elon wants to manufacture fuel from the earth’s atmosphere. He takes climate much too seriously.
Yes, of course they bond with their owners.
Ember is almost a year old now (how time flies) and he’s almost like a dog in his desire for affection. Ashe is a little more aloof, but she likes to be on my lap while I work.
This should be cool. We’ll probably be able to see them from the house when they come to LAX, then fly down to the harbor.
Elon provides a sneak preview of next Saturday’s big reveal.
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I’m watching the game on delay, but what a disaster, on both sides of the ball. In theory, Michigan could still come back and win the Big Ten, and even the national championship, but they’d have to be a lot different team than the one that’s on the field today.